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Tapirs are mammals that lead a solitary life. Sometimes tapirs are called tapirus, this is a scientific name for the animal. Interesting fact is that this mammals can run 48km/h (30mph). 20-25 years is a usual life span for the mammal. The weight of tapirus is 150-300kg (330-700lbs). 100-150cm (39-59in) is a size of a tapir.

Facts about tapirs
NameTapir
TypeMammal
HabitatLowland, moist forests
LifestyleSolitary
Weight150-300kg (330-700lbs)
GenusTapirus
OrderPerissodactyla
Skin TypeHair
ColourWhite, black, brown, grey
PhylumChordata
PredatorsHuman, wild cats, crocodile
Main PreyLeaves, grass, buds, twigs, fruit
FamilyTapiridae
ClassMammalia
Top Speed48km/h (30mph)
KingdomAnimalia
Scientific NameTapirus
Size100-150cm (39-59in)
Conservation StatusEndangered
DietHerbivore
Average Litter Size1
Life Span20-25 years
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