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Omaha Zoo welcomes tapir calf

Posted at 11:08 AM, Nov 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-20 12:39:09-05

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo has introduced a tapir calf into its habitat at the Lied Jungle. 

The calf, Sariah, was born on Aug. 31 and is calf of two 6-year-old tapirs. Sariah currently weighs 129 pounds but will grow to between 600 and 800 pounds. 

Malayan tapirs are an endangered species and have been a part of the Omaha Zoo as part of the Species Survival Plan since 1992.