The new species called Tapirus kabomani, the dwarf tapir, is known in Bolivia as ‘black tapir’, ‘small tapir’ or ‘tapir donkey legs’.
A new species of tapir is discovered in the Amazon
Studies led to the discovery of a species of tapir still unknown to science, but that was already identified by riparian and indigenous.
Scientists make one of the biggest animal discoveries of the century: a new tapir
The new mammal, hidden from science but known to local indigenous tribes, is actually one of the biggest animals on the continent, although it’s still the smallest living tapir.
The tapir that lives in the Bolivian Amazon attracts interest from scientists around the world
Bolivia, which integrates the Madidi-Tambopata Grand Landscape with Peru, has a significant population of Amazonian Tapir.