This species has been taken in Tabasco and northern Chiapas.
The natives of Chiapas shoot the fish from the end of the canoe with bow and arrow.
There is, in fact, but very little published about the antiquities of Chiapas, during the 16th century.
The Chiapanecs inhabit the interior of the state of Chiapas.
The myth of the tapir would thus seem to have been imported from Tzental territory, Chiapas and Tabasco.
The monuments of Palenque are justly reckoned amongst the most remarkable in Chiapas.
The country was remarkably quiet, the revolts in Chiapas and Guanajuato having been completely quelled.
But whence came the hundreds of Aztec names in the lands between Chiapas and Nicaragua?
As presently known, the range of this species in western México extends from Chiapas to Nayarit.
Of the adult males from the high mountains, the type specimen from Chiapas is lightest, and the one from Salvador is darkest.