Baird's tapir

A zookeeper brushes the back of a baird's tapir, an endangered species, inside her enclosure at the Preservation and Research Center in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100602011298" title="Yokohama (Japan)" href="/topic/international/japan/yokohama-%28japan%29-PLGEO100100602011298.topic">Yokohama</a>, south of Tokyo. The facility, which is located at the breeding zone of Yokohama Zoological Gardens, is closed to the public to allow selected endangered species to breed in the most suitable environments and to study the endangered animals, according to the center. Negotiators from over 190 countries are gathered in Nagoya, Japan for a <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCUL000009" title="United Nations" href="/topic/crime-law-justice/united-nations-ORCUL000009.topic">United Nations</a> meeting to discuss ways to fight rising extinctions of plants and animals from pollution, climate change and habitat loss.
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( Reuters photo / October 25, 2010 )

A zookeeper brushes the back of a baird's tapir, an endangered species, inside her enclosure at the Preservation and Research Center in Yokohama, south of Tokyo. The facility, which is located at the breeding zone of Yokohama Zoological Gardens, is closed to the public to allow selected endangered species to breed in the most suitable environments and to study the endangered animals, according to the center. Negotiators from over 190 countries are gathered in Nagoya, Japan for a United Nations meeting to discuss ways to fight rising extinctions of plants and animals from pollution, climate change and habitat loss.

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