• Rare Brazilian Tapir Born!

    Posted on June 26, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Squeak, named for the noise tapirs make to communicate, is a female Brazilian tapir and was born to parents Jetta and Beep-Beep. Many people may not be aware of this rare species, that’s vulnerable to extinction, but they once roamed North America, are cousins to the rhinoceros and is the largest mammal and a keystone species in South America.

    Read More: http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/greenwich-zoo-welcomes-rare-tapir-baby

    For Pictures and Video: http://leozoo.org/squeak-the-newest-rare-birth/

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