I Tapir at the Nose

And am spotted and striped to my toes.


Via Reddit

Comments

  1. I so love baby tapirs and their “watermelon with legs” look!

  2. ThirdShift says:

    For a second my mind went right to “I open at the close.”

  3. Such interesting looking little dudes!

  4. “And I will do tapirouettes for Oreos.”

  5. Oh.My.Goodness. The white-tipped ears, the leetle tailio, the pinstripe-polkadot combo suit..and the ohsokissable schnozz…I.can’t.breathe…

  6. lisaLassie says:

    *shares respirator with Emmm*

  7. That color scheme doesn’t even look real!

  8. His coat looks like those little square with squigly bits inside that you’re suppose to read with your smart phone.

  9. skippymom says:

    I think this is my new favorite aminal.

  10. It’s definitely the most excellent tapir I’ve ever seen!

    Hey skippymom, did you have any problems form the storm? I was thinking about you and your kittehs!

  11. They look like elaphants with rhinoplasty. Have better coats definitely.

  12. Thanks, lisaLassie. That was close!

  13. Humbugs! They look like Humbugs with legs!

  14. 4leafclover says:

    (Leaves a path of Oreos from baby tapir to my front door).

  15. He’s like a Morse Code tapir, with dots and dashes built in.

  16. Yes! that’s what they remind me of!

  17. Itty bitty tippy tappy tapir! I LOVE these little guys.
    Like a watermelon with stretchmarks…wonder if they’re fuzzy or bristly?

  18. Mmmmmmm…Bacon!

  19. smallthunder says:

    Yes! That’s how they’re described at the San Diego Zoo (where I saw my first one). Love the thought — sort of a camo watermelon.

  20. PS: “Tapir? I don’t even know her!”

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  24. NUEILLUTIEECUE.LL? What?

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