Night Safari's first male calf in almost a decade, Bintang was born on June 28, 2020 and his name means 'star' in Malay.
CCTV footage of Satki giving birth in the evening on 28 June. 

Keepers' Notes

“ Bintang is Satki’s second calf. Sire is Ah Bao. We were caught by surprise as we were expecting a female calf. Usually our tapirs give birth at night or in the early morning. Satki was a nonchalant mother to her firstborn but this time round, she is quite protective over Bintang. It could be because she is a more experienced mother now.

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