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Baird's tapir Antonio's new custom shoes

Antonio’s Custom Shoes

Six-year-old Baird’s tapir Antonio is back on the mend thanks to the watchful eye and hard work of our animal care staff.

Baird's tapir Theo

Theo’s Big Move

Theo the Baird’s tapir is soon heading to a fellow AZA-accredited zoo under a Species Survival Plan recommendation.

Tapir calf

Meet Our Baby Tapir

We recently welcomed a baby Baird’s tapir, born to first-time mom Mia.

Preparing for a Baby Boom

Learn about the hard work that goes into preparing for Zoo babies.

Tapir Antonio has his hoof examined

Fixing Antonio’s Hoof

After keepers noticed a small crack on one of Antonio’s hooves, our animal care team jumped to action to provide preventative care in the form of custom-made “shoes”.

A Tale of Two Tapirs

Over the summer, we took the exciting step of physically introducing Baird’s tapirs Mia and Antonio to one another.

Antonio the Baird's tapir

Rainforest Revealed: Say Hello to Antonio the Tapir

Three-year-old Baird’s tapir Antonio has arrived and is almost ready to meet future mate Mia in their Rainforest Revealed home!


Rainforest Revealed: Meet Mia the Tapir

Mamma Mia—she’s a cutie!