Definition of Malayan tapir

1. Noun. A tapir found in Malaya and Sumatra.

Exact synonyms: Indian Tapir, Tapirus Indicus
Generic synonyms: Tapir



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Literary usage of Malayan tapir

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Illustrated Natural History by John George Wood (1865)
"The ground colour of the adult malayan tapir is a deep sooty-black, ... There is no mane upon the neck of the malayan tapir, and the proboscis is even ..."

2. Political and Statistical Account of the British Settlements in the Straits by Thomas John Newbold (1839)
"Specimens of the malayan tapir have been sent to Europe by ... perfectly coincides with my observations of living specimens of the malayan tapir. ..."

3. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of Thw by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"... the middle of itt body Except the malayan tapir, which is black and white, tapirs are black or dark brown in colour, and but scantily clothed with hair; ..."

4. Life-histories of African Game Animals by Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller (1914)
"The coloration of the malayan tapir can only be called concealing if the coloration ... The observer whom Mr. Pycraft quotes states that the malayan tapir, ..."

5. Wood's Animal Kingdom: Illustrated by John George Wood (1870)
"The ground colour of the adult malayan tapir is a deep sooty-black, ... There is no mane upon the neck of the malayan tapir, and the proboscis is even ..."

6. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana, ( (1880)
"They were about as large as the malayan tapir, and had similar shortish legs, but they had none of the social family characters of Tapirs, ..."

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