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The IUCN/SSC Tapir Specialist Group (TSG) has the pleasure to announce the upcoming Sixth International Tapir Symposium to be held in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil, from 16 to 20 November, 2014. The Tapir Symposium has proved to be a critical moment for tapir conservation worldwide and the Sixth International Tapir Symposium will once again bring together a multi-faceted group of tapir experts, including field researchers, environmental educators, captivity specialists, academics, veterinarians, governmental authorities, politicians and other interested parties.

Preliminary Details About the Symposium

Call for Abstracts: The Symposium will include paper and poster sessions addressing tapir biology, research and conservation. Submit your abstract for review!

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