Tapir Hybrids

Family Tapiridae

Mammalian Hybrids



South American Tapir South American Tapir
Tapirus terrestris

Baird's Tapir Baird's Tapir
Tapirus bairdii

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Tapirus bairdii [Baird’s Tapir]
× Tapirus terrestris (♂) [South American Tapir] HPF(♀♀). CON: upper Sinú Valley northwestern Colombia (northwestern South America). Hybrids were born at the San Francisco Zoo in 1969. A female hybrid backcrossed to a male Baird’s produced a second generation hybrid. Anonymous 1971.

Tapirus terrestris [South American Tapir] See: Tapirus bairdii.

Note: Tapirs are ordinarily solitary except during mating season

dog-cow hybrid A dog-cow hybrid?

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By the same author: Handbook of Avian Hybrids of the World, Oxford University Press (2006).

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