Our Baird’s tapirs have favorite types of plants to browse on, and Tupi was recently caught on camera with one of his favorite snacks: pepper tree! Despite more leafy branches being available, he… more ›
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 ›
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!
Some days being a tapir in a cool pool sounds like the best possible thing to be. Enjoy these three minutes of tapir calmness.
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 ›