Published on February 6, 2017 in Mrs. Scotts Reading Class
The Lowland Tapir inhabits the South American Rainforests. The Lowland Tapirs specie mainly lives in the Amazon Rainforest. If you have seen a Lowland Tapir it is obvious that it lives in the forest floor of the Rainforest.
Chapter 1-Where Does The Lowland Tapir live?
The Lowland Tapir can get up to 6 feet long it is very big. Height at shoulder is 29 to 42 inches (74 to 107 cm). It is 500 to 800 lbs (227 to 363 kg).
Chapter 2- Size/Invertebrate or Vertebrate?
The picture above is a baby Tapir. Which is called a calf.
Chapter 6- Interesting Facts
Fun facts about Lowland tapir
- They can live up to 30 years.
- They eat mainly plants and fruit. They love bananas!
- They talk to each other by whistling!
- Although they resemble pigs they are in fact more closely related to rhinoceroses and horses.
- They may not look like good swimmers but in facts they are very good at swimming.