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Smoked peccary, with roasted apples; tapir kebobs on skewers, buffalo tenderloin, that sort of thing.
From this face extended a fleshy protuberance, similar to a mini elephant trunk or a tapir’s proboscis.
Macrauchenia now belongs to a sister group of Perissodactyla, which includes horses, rhinos and tapirs.
Malayan tapirs, native to the East Indies, may also make their way to Sacramento.
The baby lemur is the newest addition to the zoo, which also has celebrated the recent high-profile births of Umi the tapir, Dobby the giraffe, Miso-Chi the fishing cat and Scarlet the fluffy gray kea chick.
This might explain why Shuitangba seems to have mammals different from those found elsewhere, including apes and tapirs that had vanished from other places.
Incomplete fossils had led paleontologists to suspect Rusingoryx had some kind of tapir-like proboscis, but the new skulls showed that the mammal instead had a high nasal dome in front of its eyes.
This mosaic was home to varied assemblage of giant armadillos, camels, ground sloths, dire wolves, tapirs, and mammoths, but the cast of smaller animals would have looked more familiar.
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