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Mystery of strange mammals solved

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Researchers say the animals are related to the group that includes horses, tapirs and rhinos. TOPICS 180 years after Darwin collected fossils, scientists fit animals on mammal tree To 19th century ... The Hindu, 1 week ago

Tapir Tips

An unique insight into the running of Belfast Zoo. How to look after a poorly lioness, tips for weighing a tapir, dealing with an unruly iguana and how to give medicine weeks ago

Babies Galore

Belfast Zoo opens its cage doors to the TV cameras. The zoo in wintertime. There are babies galore as a rare Malayan Tapir has a calf, a keeper has to hand-feed the latest addition to the giraffe family, and there's another litter for Elsie the pig. weeks ago

How Hard Is It To ID a Malayan Tapir From Behind?

Association of Zoos and Aquariums releases app game to enhance nature play, support animal conservation. Most people have a pretty easy time identifying an animal when they see its face, but how about from behind? Now kids and parents will have ...
 PRWeb4 weeks ago

Bomba come to injured tapir's rescue

PETALING JAYA: The Fire and Rescue Department has come to the aid of an injured adult male tapir trapped in a ditch in Indera Mahkota, Kuantan. The tapir is believed to have been caught in a snare as it was found with a length of wire wound ... month ago Firemen rescue Malayan tapir trapped in ditch  Asiaone1 month ago Firemen rescue trapped Tapir in Kuantan  New Straits Times1 month ago

Early horse history written in Indian coal mine

Modern horses, rhinos and tapirs — all ungulates with an odd number of toes — belong to a group of animals called Perissodactyla. The oldest Perissodactyla fossils date from the Early Eocene Epoch about 56 million years ago, but the animals ...
 Earth Magazine3 weeks ago Horses and rhinos originated in India: study  Jagran Post4 days ago Horses, rhinos originated in India: Study  Jagran Post4 days ago

Stanford Breakthrough Could Make Better Chips Cheaper

angry tapir writes: Researchers at Stanford University have come up with a new way to make chips and solar panels using gallium arsenide, a semiconductor that beats silicon in several important areas but is typically too expensive for widespread ...
 Slashdot1 week ago

Super-Rare Albino Tapir Photographed in Brazil

Science & Tech (tags: animals, discovery, interesting, science, albinos, tapir, brazil, genetic mutation ) - 10 minutes ago - Photographer's "heart skipped a beat" when he caught the piglike animal on camera in the ...
 Care21 week ago
Wildlife Conservation Society

As Forests Burn, Conservationists Launch Global Wildlife Rescue

In 1998, in one of my first real experiences in the tropics, I volunteered as a research assistant to track tapirs in Corcovado National Park. One of Costa Rica's wildest and wettest protected areas, the park had a reputation for getting a lot of ...
 Wildlife Conservation Society2 weeks ago Wildlife Fight to Survive as Forests Burn (Gallery)  LiveScience.com3 weeks ago

Ecological and Geographical Analysis of the Distribution of the Mountain Tapir (Tapirus pinchaque) in Ecuador: Importance of Protected Areas in Future Scenarios of Global Warming

by H. Mauricio Ortega-Andrade, David A. Prieto-Torres, Ignacio Gómez-Lora, Diego J. Lizcano In Ecuador, Tapirus pinchaque is considered to be critically endangered. Although the species has been registered in several localities, its geographic ...
 Plosone.org1 week ago
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