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      Tapirus terrestris

      Popular Name: Lowland Tapir
         
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      The South American tapir (Tapirus terrestris), Brazilian tapir (from the Tupi tapi'ira), lowland tapir or (in Portuguese) anta, is one of four species in the tapir family, along with the mountain, the Malayan, and the Baird's tapirs. It is the second-largest land mammal in South America, after the Baird's tapir.

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