Vero Tapir

Vero Tapir (click for detail).

Vero Tapir.

Vero Tapir

Tapirus veroensis

In 1989 fossil jaws were discovered at Hill Top Cave in Trigg County Kentucky.  The Vero Tapir was found in the southern United States and was probably very like the temperate Mountain Tapir (Tapirus pinchaque) of today.

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