A male Brazilian Tapir has been born at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park. The new arrival, named Dexter, was born on Sunday, February His parents are Misha and Ryan. Paignton Zoo has enjoyed regular successes with Tapirs, breeding seven young.
Baby Tapirs are born striped but these markings disappear by the time they are 6 months old. Find more baby animal facts http://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/top-10/top-ten-ugliest-animal-babies/ Photo Credit: Flickr user Missud
An incredibly cute…and incredibly stripy South American Tapir calf was born, May at Prague Zoo. The little male is the offspring of ‘Ivana’ and ‘Tex’. Photo Credits: Prague Zoo The delivery was smooth, and Ivana immediately stepped.