Lowland Tapir to be reintroduced into Atlantic Forest

Driven to extinction in Rio de Janeiro in 1980 due to hunting and habitat destruction, the Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris) is being reintroduced into the Atlantic Forest by Reserva Ecológica de Guapiaçu (REGUA). Without human influence, the Lowland Tapir’s range would have extended through the Atlantic Forest in south-east Brazil. With support from World Land … Continued