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Tapir No. 5 (Ooooah)!



Until recently, the world as we know it harbored 4 extant species of tapir: 3 in Central/South American and 1 in Asia.  Now, scientists have upped the grand total to 5 with the discovery of Tapirus kabomani in the grasslands and forests of Columbia and Brazil.

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