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Online Articles and Reprints
On The Tapir Gallery (Tapir Preservation Fund) web site. Includes downloadable files and links to articles online.
Many articles available for free download
This useful page is on the site of Red Danta (Tapir Network) in Colombia. Many of the articles are in English.
IUCN/SSC Tapir Specialist Group Virtual Library
Newsletters and Action Plan are linked from this site as well as other documents.
Smokey the Tapir: Traditional Fire Knowledge and Fire Prevention Campaigns in Lowland Bolivia
A study of devastating fires in Bolivia - and the tapir becomes a mascot for change.
Tapir Workshop Report, Paraguay 1999
Montenegro, Olga; Medici, Patrícia; Bodmer, Richard. Report from the IV International Congress on Wildlife Management in the Amazon and Latin America, 4-8 October 1999, Asuncion, Paraguay. Read online (above link) or download as Word file.
Panama: Executive Summary, PHVA
Baird's tapir Population and Habitat Viability Study for Panama, reprinted by permission of the IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group. Did you know that eliminating only 3 to 6 percent of adult Baird's tapirs in Panama on a yearly basis could cause the species to decline in numbers rather than increase? Read all about it, and see what measures are being taken.
All tapirs are endangered species.
Saving tapirs helps save the rainforest.
The photo at the top of this page is © Copyright 1998 Carol and Mark Reid.
The tapir is a male, Rae, who lives at Marwell Zoo in England.
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