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  TSG Tapir Photo Collection: Lowland Tapirs

Lowland tapirs occupy the forests and wetlands of South America as far north as Venezuela and Colombia, and as far south as Argentina. They weigh up to 250kg and can be up to two meters long. They are a threatened species.

All images are available in the resolutions described below. Image usage guidelines and fees.
Usage and image requests may be made to: Gilia Angell

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Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris)
Photo: lt-centrof_atapia_bambi
Photographer: Andres Tapia, TSG

Caption: 2004 Bambi the tapir with monkey friend, taken in partial captive situation at Centro Fatima, Ecuador.

Resolution:
w:2352
h:3603
color:RGB
DPI: 300
size:24.28 Mb
file type: JPG


Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris)
Photo: lt-centrof_atapia_bamb2
Photographer: Andres Tapia, TSG

Caption: 2000, Bambi the tapir, taken in partial captive situation at Centro Fatima, Ecuador.

Resolution:
w:3603
h:2352
color:RGB
DPI: 300
size:28.28 Mb
file type: JPG

Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris)
Photo: t-centrof_atapia_yari
Photographer: Andres Tapia, TSG


Caption: 2005, Yarina swimming; taken in partial captive situation at Centro Fatima, Ecuador.

Resolution:
w:3576
h:2388
color:RGB
DPI: 300
size:24.46
file type: JPG

Lowland tapir mother and baby
Lowland tapir, Argentina Lowland tapir, Pantanal, Brazil
Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris)
Photo: lt-centrof_atapia_bambi
Photographer: Andres Tapia, TSG

Caption: 2004 Bambi the tapir her baby Ulises, taken in partial captive situation at Centro Fatima, Ecuador.

Resolution:
w:2145
h:3615
color:RGB
DPI: 300
size:22.22 Mb
file type: JPG

Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris)
Photo: lt_gangell06
Photographer: Gilia Angell, TSG

Caption: 2006, wild male tapir, Parque Nacional El Rey, Salta, Argentina

Resolution:
w:3008
h:2000
color:RGB
DPI: 300
size:2.6Mb
file type: JPG

Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris)
Photo: lt-bodmer1
Photographer: Richard Bodmer, TSG


Caption: Lowland tapir in the Pantanal, Brazil.

Resolution:
w:2304
h:1536
color:RGB
DPI: 230
size:868 K
file type: JPG

Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris)
Photo:lt-bodmer30
Photographer: Richard Bodmer, TSG

Caption: Lowland tapir in the Pantanal, Brazil.

Resolution:
w:2304
h:1536
color:RGB
DPI: 230
size:828 K
file type: JPG
Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris)
Photo:lt-bodmer22
Photographer: Richard Bodmer, TSG

Caption: Lowland tapir in the Pantanal, Brazil.

Resolution:
w:2304
h:1536
color:RGB
DPI: 230
size:960 K
file type: JPG
Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris)
Photo: lt-bodmer26
Photographer: Richard Bodmer, TSG

Caption: Lowland tapir in the Pantanal, Brazil.

Resolution:
w:2304
h:1536
color:RGB
DPI: 230
size:868 K
file type: JPG
Lowland tapir, Argentina
Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris)
Photo: lt-bodmer19
Photographer: Richard Bodmer, TSG

Caption: Lowland tapir in the Pantanal, Brazil.

Resolution:
w:2304
h:1536
color:RGB
DPI: 230
size:484 K
file type: JPG
Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris)
Photo: lt-mdd-roadkill
Photographer: Cristina Tofoli, TSG

Caption: Lowland tapir road fatality, Morro do Diabo State Park, Sao Paulo State, Brazil

Resolution:
w:864
h:1152
color:RGB
DPI: 72
size:452 K
file type: JPG

Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris)
Photo: lt-ernp-2003
Photographer: Guillermo Lier


Caption: 2003 Guillermo Lier, Tapir Research and Conservation Project, Parque Nacional EL Rey, Salta, Argentina.

Resolution:
w:1996
h:1456
color:RGB
DPI: 300
size:260K
file type: JPG



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