Malayan tapir - Malayan tapirs: how long noses restore and protect ecosystems

Malayan tapirs have very thick and tough skin, particularly on their hindquarters.

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Malayan tapir

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Protecting Malayan Tapirs

In Malaysia, Malayan tapirs have been given total protection under the Wild Animals and Birds Ordinance No.

Description: Tapirs usually walk with their noses near the ground, browsing.

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    Malayan tapirs are commonly considered nocturnal creatures, resting by day and being active by night. However, those in undisturbed forests tend to lead crepuscular lifestyle. Tapirs in the wild generally prefer living solitarily, but may gather in groups when food supplies are scarce.
    By: edmank|||||||||
    There are only 2,500 adult Malayan Tapirs left in the wild. The main reason: habitat destruction due to deforestation for agriculture, mining, commercial development projects, and also hunting and poaching. The land we call home is being taken away by corporations who choose profits over our lives, and the good of the planet.
    By: Doudinou|||||||||
    Malayan tapirs are about 1.8 to 2.4 metres (6-8 ft) in length and they stand 90 to 107 cms (3-3.5 ft) tall, they weigh on average 250 to 320 kgs (550-700 pounds) with the females usually being larger than the males. Diet The Malayan tapir is a grazer and a browser.
    By: devilsdisguise|||||||||
    The Malayan Tapir (Tapiris Indicus) is one of the most iconic animals found in Malaysia. And it is the only surviving member of its species in Asia. Its distinctive โ€˜white coatโ€™, from shoulders to stubby tail, make it a characteristic species throughout the Malaysian landscape. They have 14 toes in total: four on the front and three at the back.
    By: Filurius|||||||||
    The Malayan tapir ( Tapirus indicus) is an unusual and intriguing animal. It has an extensible proboscis that is very mobile and often looks like a small version of an elephant's trunk. Unfortunately, the animal needs our help. Its population is endangered due to human activity. Destruction of its forest habitat is taking a serious toll on the.
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