Scientific Name: Tapirus indicus indicus

Found In: Indonesia (Sumatera), Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand

Size: Tapirs grow to be between 5 ft. 11 in. and 8 ft. 2 in., and weigh between 550 and 710 pounds.

Diet: Tapirs are browsers that feed on more than 380 different species of leaves and seeds.

Threat Level: Endangered – Primary threats to the species are large scale deforestation and increase in hunting.

Facts: Malayan tapirs are solitary animals that are usually nocturnal.

Virginia Zoo Malayan Tapirs: male Sinar, Female Sariah