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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!

Mia

Rainforest Revealed: Meet Mia the Tapir

Mamma Mia—she’s a cutie!