You’re Invited to an Online Film Premiere!

The Baird’s Tapir Survival Alliance, supported in part by Reid Park Zoo, collaborated with a dozen regional conservation organizations to create a video highlighting the initiative for Baird’s tapir conservation. You won’t want… more ›

Tapir Holds Her Breath Underwater

Did you know that Baird’s tapirs can hold their breath underwater for several minutes? Our tapir care staff recently caught this cute moment with Tessa relaxing in her pool!

More ‘Dates’ for our Two Tapirs

Our two Baird’s tapirs, Tupi and Contessa, are continuing to spend time together in their habitat. Though tapirs are normally more solitary, these ‘dates’ between Tupi and Tessa are important for encouraging breeding… more ›