Infant (< 1 year old)
In order to hide during their early months of life, young tapirs look very different from their parents.
Tapirs have a long reproductive cycle, having only one young every 14-18 months.
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Eisenberg et al. (1990)
Janssen et al. (1999)
Todd and Matola (2001)