World Tapir Day: Creative Malaysian art featuring the endangered animal


Malayan tapirs can grow to between 1.8m and 2.5m in length. This public service announcement poster about social distancing by Cultkids takes inspiration from that fact. Photo: Cultkids

It is black, it is white and it hunts by moonlight. Mainly active at night, the tapir is often mistaken for anteaters or wild boars, even though it is more closely related to rhinos and horses.

The Malayan tapir, the largest of all tapir species, is native to Asia. Often overshadowed by other animals in the public eye, it does not enjoy the same cuddly status as the other black and white creature we all know - the panda.

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