This odd looking brute is actually extremely rare to catch a glimpse of in the wild. Tapirs are extremely wary herbivores that are largely nocturnal, except when they seek out waterholes in the heat of summer.
Larry Weishuhn was lucky enough to watch this pair in the dense forest of Mexico while he was waiting out brockett deer.
It was the kind of midday break that brings a smile and an incredible memory. As many hunters will attest, sometimes the best creatures you encounter on stand are ones you would never shoot.