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This North American tapir is in a swamp somewhere in Florida.

The North American Tapir is one of the only species of tapir indigenous to North America. This tapir species is also the most adaptable of all tapirs, living from Californian deserts, to grasslands of Colorado, to swamps of Florida (with some surviving in human villages, urban areas, suburbs, cities, and towns in North America) and it is the only species of tapir that is not endangered (This tapir species status is: Lower Risk). They feed on grass, leaves, shrubs, cycads, ferns, horsetails, and fruit.

North American Tapir
  • Conservation Status: Least Concern
  • Domain: Eukarya
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Subphylum: Vertebrata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Order: Perissodactyl
  • Family: Tapiridae
  • Genus: Tapirus
  • Species: Americanum
  • Scientific Name: Tapirus Americanum