The Baird's Tapir, Tapirus bairdii, is a species of tapir native to Central and South America. The animal is named after the American naturalist who observed the animals after traveling to Mexico in 1883, Spencer Fullerton Baird. This animal is available for adoption in Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species.

Zoo Tycoon 2


The tapir lives in the tropical rainforest biome. They are avid swimmers and will swim in deep pools if water is provided in the exhibit.


Baird's tapirs eat a diet of fruits, such as bananas and berries, and branches.


The tapir likes the salt lick.


Tapirs prefer the wood shelter.


Tapirs do not usually live in large herds.

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