Skeleton of Baird's tapir

Skeleton of Baird's tapir
Photo © Robert A. Wilson

This photo was taken at the Smithsonian Institution and sent to us by Bob Wilson. Baird's is the only tapir with a bony partition dividing the nasal cavity. Enlarge for a better view.

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