Tapir animal 311.
(photo credit: Tibor Yeger )
Excitement spread throughout Ramat Gan's Safari Park two weeks ago when a new addition named Papaya came on the scene.
Papaya, a South American Tapir, was the first to be born at the park since her mother Pasiflora was born there six years ago.
Staff at the Safari Park were especially excited because South
American Tapirs are an
The birth of a new Tapir is also interesting because of the fact that
the pup's appearance is significantly different from the appearance of
Adults are dark brown in color and have a large, round body, whereas baby Tapirs have blond streaks throughout their body.