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tapir

an odd-toed ungulate in the family Tapiridae, with four digits on the forelimbs and three on each of the hindlimbs. It has a short mobile trunk and simple, lophodont molars. It resembles a very large pig, has short woolly, dark brown fur, is 3 ft high and 6 ft long, nocturnal, shy and herbivorous. Called also Tapir spp.
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Marine mammal examples include bones from the genera Phoca and Odobenus, as well as various cetaceans; while terrestrial mammal examples include bones from the genera Mammut, Mammuthus, Rangifer, Tapirus, Cervalces (= Alces), Symbos, Bison, and Megalonyx (e.
Tabla 1: Matriz de tenencia de especies de fauna silvestre como mascota en Puerto Carreno Especie Lo ha tenido Lo tiene como Nombre Nombre Comun como mascota mascota en Cientifico en su casa su casa Mamiferos Myrmecophaga Oso palmero 0 1 tridactyla Hydrochaeris Chiguiro 9 6 hydrochaeris Agouti paca Lapa 3 2 Dasypus Armadillo 7 8 novemcintus Panthera onca Tigre 0 0 Pteronura Perro de agua 5 4 brasiliensis Odocoileus Venado 11 10 virginianus Tapirus Danta 6 5 terrestris Cebus albifrons / Mico 14 5 Alouatta seniculus Coendou Puercoespfn 1 0 prehelensis Inia Tonina 1 0 geoffrensis Trichechus Manatf 1 0 manatus Tayassu tajacu/ Zafno 2 4 T.
En el Orden Perissodactyla, el individuo Tapirus terrestris presento un huevo correspondiente a nematodos del Orden Ascaridida (Tabla 3), no reportado en estos mamiferos por otros autores.
As especies mais comuns encontradas a partir dos vestigios arqueofaunisticos foram Ozotocerus bezoarticus (veado-campeiro), Allouata guariba (bugio-ruivo), Dasyprocta azarae (cutia), Tapirus terrestris (anta), Dasypus novemcintus (tatu-galinha), Myocastor coypus (ratao-dobanhado), Tayassu pecari (porco-do-mato) e Cuniculus paca (paca).
Ojasti (1984) tambien encontro reduccion y/o empobrecimiento en poblaciones de mamiferos en Latinoamerica, particularmente de las especies mas cotizadas, Tayassu pecari y Tapirus terrestres.
Euphorbiaceae jukagi Nido de comejen Isopteros jidokuino Murcielago Rhinchonycteris Naso jiforai Guarango Spp jigadima Danta Tapirus terrestres.
En el Parque conviven 18 especies de mamiferos, Didelphis albiventris, Alouatta caraya, Tapirus terrestres, Tamandua tetradactila, Chrysocyon brachyurus, Conepatus chinga, Mazama americana, Ctenomis argentinus, Akodon azarae, etc.
148 Fragmento de concha de Aylacostoma 149 Raiz de dente de Tapirus sp.
They have also divided local communities, with some fearing the mines will cause an environmental catastrophe, harm local agriculture and put pressure on endangered species, particularly the endangered mountain tapir, Tapirus pinchaque, a strange pig-like herbivore, whose numbers are down to around 200 in the whole of Peru.
Tapirus terrestris, known as Brazilian tapir or lowland tapir, is the second largest South American land mammal (EISENBERG & REDFORD, 1999) and has the widest distribution.