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A tapir is a lairge brousin mammal, seemilar in shape tae a pig, wi a short, prehensile snout. Tapirs inhabit jungle an forest regions o Sooth Americae, Central Americae, an Sootheast Asie. The five species o tapirs are the Brazilian tapir, the Malayan tapir, Baird's tapir, Kabomani tapir, an the muntain tapir. Fower are clessifee'd as endangered or vulnerable. Thair closest relatives are the ither odd-toed ungulates, includin horse an rhinoceroses.

Tapir
Temporal range: 55–0 Ma
Early EoceneHolocene
South American tapir (Tapirus terrestris).JPG
Brazilian tapir
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Faimily: Tapiridae
Gray, 1821
Genus: Tapirus
Brünnich, 1772
Extant species

Tapirus bairdii
Tapirus kabomani
Tapirus indicus
Tapirus pinchaque
Tapirus terrestris