Origin of tapir
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Once she nursed a sick tapir called April through the night, playing the music of the Doors to stay awake.Sharon Matola, devoted zookeeper and conservationist, dies at 66|Emily Langer|March 31, 2021|Washington Post
One can cite but the sole example of the American tapir where the male is smaller than the female.The Natural Philosophy of Love|Remy de Gourmont
The tapir is a very large animal,—about five or six feet long and three or four feet high.
The tapir lives as much in the water as on the land, and delights to wallow like a pig in muddy pools.
Then Martin turned to fly, but at the same moment the tapir did the same, to his great delight and surprise.
The tapir stopped feeding for a moment, but then recommenced, though evidently not222 with as much eagerness as before.Popular Adventure Tales|Mayne Reid