t is for thor the tapir

/ tapir time by nutandbee /

i was watching/editing a show at work yesterday about tapirs in costa rica and they are so cute! they look like a cross between an anteater and hippo and apparently different tapir species were once distributed around the world, but now only exist in a few small patches in central/south america. the show (final chance to save) followed a scientist who has been tracking a tapir family, one of which was named thor. unfortunately the website about the project seems like it might not have been updated recently.


captainpotato said…
There's also the World Tapir Day website (and fundraising for the World Land Trust) at http://www.tapirday.org/

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