Brazilian Tapir (Tapirus terrestris)

Pair of elevation illustrations of the Brazilian Tapir seen from the side and front

The Brazilian Tapir (Tapirus terrestris) is a species of tapir in the Tapiridae family, mostly found in the Amazon. It is also called the South American tapir, Amazonian tapir, lowland tapir, or manned tapir. You will mostly find it in lowlands, swamps, and mountain forests. An adult Brazilian tapir is either dark brown or red with pronounced proboscis. The top of the head has a hump-like projection, starting from the eyes to the neck. The ears are round and dark, with distinctive white edges. It is herbivores, solitary, and eats at night. Females give birth to live young ones.

Brazilian Tapirs have a total body length between 70.9”-87” (180-221 cm), standing shoulder height of 39.4”-47.2” (100-120 cm), and body width of 15.75”-18.9” (40-48 cm). The typical weight of the Brazilian Tapir is in the range of 397-705 lb (180-320 kg). Brazilian Tapir have lifespans between 25-40 years.

Details

*Under Development*

Height:
39.4”-47.2” | 100-120 cm
Width:
15.75”-18.9” | 40-48 cm
Depth:
Length:
70.9”-87” | 180-221 cm
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Weight:
397-705 lb | 180-320 kg
Area:
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Scientific Name:
Tapirus terrestris
Lifespan:
25-40 years

Properties

Drawings include:

Brazilian Tapir side elevation, front

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Tapirs, or Tapiridae, have a profile of a pig, although they are a little larger than pigs. A short prehensile nose trunk is visible on their heads for cleaning themselves and grabbing branches or food. They have a short coat that can be reddish brown, gray, or black.

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40.2”-51.2” | 102-130 cm
19.3”-24.4” | 49-62 cm
72.8”-94.5” | 185-240 cm
551-882 lb | 250-400 kg
25-37 years
Malayan Tapir
130.000
62.000
240.000
400.000
37.00
13200
3D
Malayan Tapir
39.4”-47.2” | 100-120 cm
15.75”-18.9” | 40-48 cm
70.9”-87” | 180-221 cm
397-705 lb | 180-320 kg
25-40 years
Brazilian Tapir
120.000
48.000
221.000
320.000
40.00
4700
3D
Brazilian Tapir
35.4”-44.5” | 90-113 cm
18.9”-21.7” | 48-55 cm
70.9”-78.7” | 180-200 cm
300-551 lb | 136-250 kg
28-30 years
Mountain Tapir
113.000
55.000
200.000
250.000
30.00
2900
3D
Mountain Tapir
39.4”-51.2” | 100-130 cm
16.5”-22.4” | 42-57 cm
70.9”-98.4” | 180-250 cm
331-661 lb | 150-300 kg
20-30 years
Baird's Tapir
130.000
57.000
250.000
300.000
30.00
750
3D
Baird's Tapir
18.9”-29.1” | 48-74 cm
9.8”-15” | 25-38 cm
32.7”-51.2” | 83-130 cm
220-243 lb | 100-110 kg
25-35 years
Kabomani Tapir
74.000
38.000
130.000
110.000
35.00
280
3D
Kabomani Tapir