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Contact: Stephen Sautner
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Wildlife Conservation Society

Tapir

Caption: Wildlife Conservation Society scientists have documented a thriving population of lowland tapirs -- the strange forest and grassland-dwelling herbivore with the trunk-like snout -- living in a network of remote national parks spanning the Peru-Bolivia border.

Credit: Mileniusz Spanowics/WCS

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