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SPECIES Tapirus bairdii

Author:Gill, 1865.
Citation:Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 17: 183.
Common Name:Baird's Tapir
Type Locality:"Isthmus of Panama", restricted to Panama, Canal Zone by Hershkovitz (1954).
Distribution:East from Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico, through all other Central American states to Colombia west of the Rio Cauca and Ecuador west of the Andes to the Gulf of Guayaquil.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA and IUCN Endangered.
Comments:Revised by Hershkovitz (1954).
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Synonyms:

    bairdi (Gray, 1868)
    dowi Alston, 1880
    dowii Gill, 1870

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