Our very own Malayan tapir is on the way to extinction, with its numbers having decreased over recent years.
But how much does the public actually know about the tapir? I honestly didn’t know too much about the species besides the fact that it is endangered.
For those who do not know, a tapir looks like a large pig with a trunk, although it is more closely related to the horse and rhinoceros. This unusual lineage is also an ancient one – scientists believe that tapirs have been around for tens of millions of years and changed very little over their existence.
But these eclectic creat…
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