Tapir

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Tapir
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Discovering the Malayan Tapir

Malaysia is home to the Malayan Tapir, an animal that is black and white like the panda but gets much less attention. Boyd Simpson of the Copenhagen Zoo and Chris Wong of WWF Malaysia share with us what little we know of tapirs, and why these large herbivores ... [Published BFM 89.9 - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Study indicates hunting restrictions for tapirs may not be enough

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 15-Sep-2014A published study indicates that lowland tapir populations may continue to drop in French Guiana, despite recent restrictions on hunting. Researchers from the Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage in French ... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Dave O'Neil goes to the zoo to look at the exotic beasts and bogans

These days there's a lack of 'wow' moments for children, what with video games, iPads, iPhones, Imax, 3D and Clive Palmer all polluting their small brains with huge images and sounds, it's hard for them to be impressed by anything.But go to the zoo and ... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Efforts on to bring normalcy in the State, says Tapir Gao

IMPHAL, September 7: BJP, national secretary in-charge of Manipur and Nagaland Tapir Gao has appealed to the United Naga Council and Naga leaders to withdraw their agitation of highway blockade.Addressing a press conference this morning at the Nityaipat ... [Published Kangla Online - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

The Soda Factory beckons!

The Soda Factory is the latest eatery in town to offer mouthwatering pizza and desserts. - Photos by Michael D'OliveiroKUALA LUMPUR : Down by the quiet, sleepy hollow of Taman Bukit Desa, Kuala Lumpur, a row of low-rises have been experiencing a resu ... [Published Astro Awani - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Focus on our wildlife

WHEN it comes to social media, posts on animals, especially baby animals are perennial favourites. So, when the photo of an adorable tapir calf appeared on my timeline, I, like many of my friends liked it and shared it. The week-old calf was, in the words ... [Published The Sun Daily - Sep 03 2014]
Entities: Tapir, G. Palanivel, China
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

And Finally

Furness Abbey is taking a trip into the past with a medieval fair.Attractions include a weapons demonstration, a hog roast, a gargoyle hunt and talks about conservation of the abbey.The First Minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, has taken the Ice Bucket ... [Published itv.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Australian Consumer Watchdog Takes Valve To Court

angry tapir writes The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, a government funded watchdog organization, is taking Valve to court. The court action relates to Valve's Steam distribution service. According to ACCC allegations, Valve misled Australian ... [Published Slashdot - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

GPS helps study relationship between Amazonian mineral licks and tapirs

This technology that has been used for the first time in the Colombian region has been useful for monitoring movements of these mammals for eight months with the purpose of determining the effect that places known as Salados (mineral licks) have on their ... [Published Agencia de Noticias UN - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 3 reports

An Endangered Animal Pays an Unexpected Visit to Residents in Seremban’s Sri Carcosa

Photo Credit: The StarThe affluent neighbourhood of Sri Carcosa’s gated community in Seremban faced and caught an “endangered” intruder who effortlessly breached the tightly-controlled security in the middle of the night when the security guards were ... [Published ExpatGoMalaysia.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Spring cleaning: Taronga's unusual looking Tapir laps up her pamper session in preparation for spring

| Updated: 03:03 EST, 22 August 2014Tiquie the Brazilian Tapir soaked up the attention at Taronga Zoo this week as keepers treated her to a luxurious pampering session to slough off those winter blues.She was given a hands-on health check and grooming ... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Portland's Hippest New Pets!

AH! YES! Remember when we started getting chickens? Adorable! Those were the days! All of us in our little “urban farmer” hats, pretending eggs from the store weren’t good enough; that we’d care about those soulless, dead-eyed, mite-ridden lumps of feathers ... [Published Portland Mercury - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Tapir, Slow Loris, goat, Ferret

Quotes

"Last year we had 1.5 million visitors, yet most only stayed for one day" she says. "They don't know what they are missing."
...were placed on hunting tapirs in French Guiana," said Matthias Tobler, a scientist with the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research. "Although these restrictions are an important step, our study indicates that tapir populations in many areas might still be at risk of overhunting."
...Or maybe just a walk on part in the next Madagascar movie. "Here comes Timmy the temperamental Tapir having one of his tantrums" . See, it's working already
...The authors found that REDD+ financing at the country level has "proven to be a more expensive, complex, and protracted process" than originally anticipated, and that though most countries prioritize governance, the majority of concrete funding went to support monitoring, reporting...

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Govt's declaration to shut down educational ins... [Published Sangai Express - Sep 12 2014]
Human-Animal Lecture Series [Published University of Redlands - Sep 12 2014]
Guatemala President Otto Molina Congratulates V... [Published Newswise - Sep 11 2014]
Dave O'Neil goes to the zoo to look at the exot... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 11 2014]
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'Wolf Man' was the scariest by a hair [Published Loveland Herald Reporter - Sep 10 2014]
Efforts on to bring normalcy in the State, says... [Published Kangla Online - Sep 08 2014]
BJP expels four members [Published SentinelAssam.com - Sep 07 2014]
The Soda Factory beckons! [Published Astro Awani - Sep 06 2014]
Endangered wildcat, other animals found in pick... [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 05 2014]
This Week In Forest Carbon: Indonesian Governme... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - Sep 04 2014]
A Journey Into the Ancient Heart of the Jungle [Published New Indian Express - Sep 04 2014]
Focus on our wildlife [Published The Sun Daily - Sep 03 2014]
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18 Undeniable Reasons This Baby Tapir Is The Cu... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 08 2014]
Life sure is grand when you’re barely a week old. "I'm Zathras, the first baby boy to be born at Chester Zoo in eight years." Chester Zoo "Here I am exploring my new world, which is different than where I'm from in South America." Tapirs are ...
Star of Colombia receives international protection [Published WWF - Environmental News - Aug 04 2014]
Colombia: One of the most important wetlands in the world will now be protected from mining threats after it was declared internationally valued following an announcement by the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos.The Inirida Fluvial Star located ...
The Plot Thickens: Bigfoot Does Not Exist, Yeti... [Published Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome - Jul 08 2014]
After extensive DNA testing of hair samples attributed to Bigfoot and Yetis, scientists have successfully identified the animals they actually came from . Of course (and despite my misleading title), just because the hair samples attributed to Bigfoot ...
Meet the one creature that isn’t bothered by cl... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 02 2014]
Let’s look at a list of animals threatened by climate change, shall we? Polar bears, elephants, sea-turtles, tigers, islands, Florida, tree-frogs, orangutans … You know what, just go to the nearest zoo and add everything you see to the list. But there ...
Timber Concessions in Sumatra Have High Conserv... [Published The Borneo Project - May 28 2014]
Five industrial plantation forest concessions that supply timber to PT Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) in South Sumatra are areas of high conservation value inhabited by endangered Sumatran tigers and other endemic wildlife. Read more below to find out how ...
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