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“Promoting the research and conservation of lowland tapirs and their remaining habitats in Brazil.”

The four living tapir species occur in the tropics of Central America (Baird’s tapir, Tapirus bairdii), South America lowland tapir, T. terrestris,and mountain tapir, T. pinchaque), and Southeast Asia (Malayan tapir, T. indicus).  The lowland tapir has the broadest range of the four species extending from north-central Colombia and east of the Andes throughout most of tropical South America down to north-eastern Argentina and Paraguay at elevations up to 2,000 masl.  The species occurs in 11 countries and 21 different biomes.


THE TEAM

“A dedicated team that makes the difference”

 

The staff members of the Lowland Tapir Conservation Initiative team have dedicated most of their adult lives to tapir conservation! This wealth of experience and knowledge as well as the good relationships and partnerships forged throughout the years with different stakeholders in the Atlantic Forest and Pantanal sites are the major strengths of this project. The project also counts on the support of consultants who participate in project´s activities when needed […]

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Patrícia Medici

Coordinator, Lowland Tapir Conservation Initiative

IPÊ – Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas

(Institute for Ecological Research)

 

Mailing Address:

Rua Licuala, 622, Residencial Damha 1,

CEP: 79046-150, Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, BRAZIL

Phone: +55-67-3344-0240

Cell Phone: +55-67-9965-6960

E-mail: [email protected]

Skype: patricia.medici

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