His birth has been hailed by conservationists because Malayan tapirs
are on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's (IUCN's) Red List of Threatened Species.
"In the wild, the Malayan tapir
population has crashed in recent times, largely due to the wide-spread conversion of their forest habitat to palm oil plantations.
The lilac-breasted roller and (below Brazilian tapirs
HUGE new state-of-the-art habitats for sun bears, Malayan tapirs
and Asian songbirds have been unveiled at Chester Zoo.
Assessing the viability of lowland tapir
populations in a fragmented landscape.
The collar attached to the young male tapir
remained active for 197 days.
, however, have four toes on their front hooves and three on their back hooves.
The traffic jam is being caused by an Asian tapir
who is hiding on the black-and-white lines of a zebra crossing.
SATURDAY'S SOLUTION: airer; arrive; artier; irate; pair; peatier; peri; pervier; pier; pieta; pirate; pratie; private; PRIVATEER; privet; rapier; reive; reiver; repair; retie; retire; ripe; riper; rite; rive; river; rivet; riveter; tapir
; terai; tier; tire; trier; trip; tripe; vair; verite; viper.
New records of the Central American tapir
Tapirus bairdii in the Tehuantepec district, Oaxaca, Mexico.
The penguins, otters, meerkats, anacondas, rhinos and giraffes also proved popular with the boys but it was the newborn tapir
Lolita, who stole all our hearts.