Educator Resources

Tapirs of the World Brochure

The Tapirs of the World brochure explains what a unique animal the tapir is, describing its features. The four species of tapirs are illustrated and defined, along with an explanation of their habitats and location in the world. Threats to tapir populations are briefly outlined, as well as the work the Tapir Specialist Group members are undertaking to help save them.

Download this brochure in four languages:

Tapirs of the World Brochure (English PDF 684Kb)
Tapirs of the World Brochure (Spanish PDF 684Kb)
Tapirs of the World Brochure (Bahasa PDF 684Kb)
Tapirs of the World Brochure (Portuguese PDF 1.3Mb)

“Le Tapir” Educational Booklet (French)

Courtesy of Kwata French Guiana/WWF

This sixteen-page full color booklet provides an introduction to this rare animal, explaining its biological features and habitat distribution. Stunning photographs of wild tapirs as well as researchers in the field complement this scientifcally-accurate account of the tapir and the threats facing it.