Baby Tapir born in Massachusetts' Franklin Park Zoo
Her name is "Tupelo" because, according to the keepers, she is very sweet. Baird's tapirs are very endangered, so this is a great success for the zoo. There are only 22 males and 12 females (including this calf) in captivity in North America.
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