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Once she nursed a sick tapir called April through the night, playing the music of the Doors to stay awake.
One can cite but the sole example of the American tapir where the male is smaller than the female.
The tapir is a very large animal,—about five or six feet long and three or four feet high.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE
The tapir lives as much in the water as on the land, and delights to wallow like a pig in muddy pools.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE
Then Martin turned to fly, but at the same moment the tapir did the same, to his great delight and surprise.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE
The tapir stopped feeding for a moment, but then recommenced, though evidently not222 with as much eagerness as before.
The tapir frequently plunged into the river; he was by no means shy, and it was easy to get a shot at him on land.
In the same way, the Palaeotherium tended to connect forms so different as the tapir, the rhinoceros, and the horse.
The gold-feathered colibri hums lightly through the air, soaring over the heavy, sombre-colored tapir.
It hath a kind of beast called cama or anta (tapir), as big as an English beef, and in great plenty.
THE DISCOVERY OF GUIANASIR WALTER RALEIGH

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