New Film Showcases the Baird's Tapir and the New Alliance to Protect Them

On April 26, World Tapir Day was celebrated, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Houston Zoo, Global Wildlife Conservation, and IUCN Tapir Specialist Group introduced "The Avengers" for Baird's Tapir Conservation. Known more formally as the Baird's Tapir Survival Alliance, these heroes also lead activities throughout Central America to inspire and engage people in tapir conservation. They also released a new short film that puts the spotlight on these amazing animals, and helps to build momentum for protecting them. Check it out below!