/r/tapirs

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Tapirs are cute. Tapir babies are even cuter. This subreddit provides a healthy daily dose of tapir!


Tapirs are cute. Tapir babies are even cuter. This subreddit provides a healthy daily dose of tapir!

Don't forget to choose your favourite tapir flair :)


Learn more about the 5 species:

Tapirs are endangered animals!


You can find new content for this sub by searching the #Tapir hashtag on Instagram.


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/r/tapirs

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9

Lowland tapir and capybaras sharing a cabbage

2 Comments
2024/03/20
07:02 UTC

6

The snoring tapir -- I think we have a winner! This is Tim. (Cam is the one doing the scratching.)

1 Comment
2024/03/16
18:15 UTC

11

The snoring tapir -- next nominee, Tiptap (I think?).

4 Comments
2024/03/15
16:32 UTC

15

The snoring tapir -- next nominee, one of these Malayan tapirs at the Tama Zoological Park in Japan. (Not sure if they actually are sleeping ... the clucking noise heard at intervals is one they seem to make when they're flirting with each other?)

3 Comments
2024/03/13
18:51 UTC

8

The snoring tapir -- first nominee, Dexter!

1 Comment
2024/03/11
04:22 UTC

37

If there are any tapirs living along the path of the North American eclipse next month (Apr 8), they might want to get their viewing goggles ready! (Pic from Europe, 1999)

3 Comments
2024/03/09
03:54 UTC

54

Just wanted to share this cute tapir sticker (he has a lil winter jumper)

5 Comments
2024/02/21
16:42 UTC

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New baby Malayan tapir (male) born, Feb 12th. I hope he has a long and healthy life -- and that his mom has many more calves.

2 Comments
2024/02/20
09:02 UTC

37

I made a tapir coloring book... and it can arrive in time for Valentine's day!

What has:
- 104 pages
- Endless dad jokes
- is fun for ages 5-105
- a prehensile snout

AND will arrive in time for Valentine's?

Why, it's a Tapestry of Tapirs!

Links in the comments. Plus, 100% of proceeds go toward charitable contributions and donations.

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Hi, my name is Jonathan, and I'm an educator and doc in California. I made educational coloring books about under-appreciated animals, and we use the proceeds from sales to fund donations, community education, and donations.

I'd love for your consideration as we help to educate about these awesome and endangered animals and draw attention to why we all love them so much.

​

Book Cover

Book listing on Amazon

5 Comments
2024/02/04
17:59 UTC

17

Tapir figures out how to open a door

2 Comments
2024/02/02
07:30 UTC

6

Tapir figures out how to open a door

1 Comment
2024/02/02
07:30 UTC

15

Tapir flop! From earlier this month -- a quick "scratching down".

4 Comments
2024/01/29
08:40 UTC

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Malayan tapirs running underwater, Tama Zoological Park (Japan)

2 Comments
2024/01/26
07:45 UTC

11

Malayan tapirs may be able to swim at least a kilometer? (One that was seen in Singapore in July and September 2023 is believed to have crossed over from Malaysia.)

3 Comments
2024/01/23
06:10 UTC

11

From several weeks ago -- Inca the Mountain Tapir, enjoying some presents.

2 Comments
2024/01/20
20:37 UTC

192

Happy Tapir Tuesday from this absolute unit 🌿

5 Comments
2024/01/16
08:12 UTC

8

From 2015 -- Tembikai is all grown up now, living at the Ellen Trout Zoo in Texas, with offspring of his own. Hope everyone is enjoying some special holiday dinners this month!

1 Comment
2023/12/25
19:00 UTC

12

Birth of a baby Malayan tapir (9 minutes in) -- this video was uploaded in summer 2023, though it seems the event may have happened in early August 2020? Narration is in French. It also shows the expectant tapir (Indira) getting ultrasounds, medication, etc. -- a lot of prep and training.

2 Comments
2023/12/18
21:08 UTC

16

I didn't realize how relaxing it is, to feed tapirs apples! I wish I could do this in my town. (Love the 3D effect of the nose approaching ...)

1 Comment
2023/12/16
20:02 UTC

13

After a difficult start -- this baby tapir (Lutador) is grown up now. He sired a calf last year (May 2022).

2 Comments
2023/12/11
08:59 UTC

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