Baird’s Tapir

Tapirus bairdii

Baird’s tapir lives in Central America and in the northern part of South America. Its upper lip is elongated into a proboscis which is used for shoveling food into its mouth. Tapirs are the largest mammals in Central America.

Family Tapiridae
Order Perissodactyla
Subclass Eutheria
Class Mammalia
Subphylum Vertebrata
Phylum Chordata
Kingdom Animalia
Life on Earth