The South American Tapir is one of the four recognized species of tapir. The species can be found in Guyana, Brazil, Venezuela, Suriname, French Guiana, Colombia, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador. In Guyana, the tapir is colloquially referred to as “bush cow.”
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Snake Bites Toshao of Nappi Village, Rupununi
It is said that the Amerindians are the custodians of the forests and the masters of the wild, but nature sometimes gets the best of its keepers. Here is one example. The toshao of Nappi Village in Central Rupununi has been bitten by a rattle snake.