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Baird's Tapir
Baird’s Tapir (Tapirus bairdii: Tapiridae) Cow with calf but only the head of the cow is visible. Her body is submerged in the swamp. It was very dark as seen by the grainy picture.
Habitat
Small forest swamp in a tropical rainforest at 800 m (2,625 ft) elevation.
Location
Rincón de la Vieja National Park, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica.
Date taken
July 2023
Scientific name
Tapirus bairdii
Equipment used
Canon
lucky you, Stanley, what a treat to see these marvelous animals, top notch, many tfs!!
 
Despite the difficult conditions an amazing capture.
Wiki, "Tapirs suffered large-scale extinctions at the end of the Pleistocene,..". Evidences/fossils finds of this species go back to 14 million years.
 

Media information

Category
Wild Mammals
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
225
Comment count
6

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/7.1
Focal length
500.0 mm
Exposure time
1/320 second(s)
ISO
12800
Filename
Baird's Tapir (cow) ?Rincon de la Vieja NP, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica.jpg
File size
519.8 KB
Date taken
Sat, 08 July 2023 3:28 PM
Dimensions
1024px x 485px

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