There are two peccaries: the collared peccary
and the white-lipped peccary.
Estimating detection probabilities from sign of collared peccary
Other potential prey species included white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), collared peccary
(Pecari tajacu), white-nosed coati (Nasua narica), opossum (Didelphis virginiana), and three species each of lagomorphs and skunks as determined from our camera traps.
Seasonal variation in serum testosterone, testicular measurement and semen characteristics in the collared peccary
(Tayassu Tajacu), Journal of Reproduction & Fertility.
Javelinas were a different story The javelina, or collared peccary
is a native North American animal weighing perhaps 30 to 50 pounds.
The role played by sympatric collared peccary
(Tayassu tajacu), white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari), and feral pig (Sus scrofa) as maintenance hosts for Trypanosoma evansi and Trypanosoma cruzi in a sylvatic area of Brazil.
In RBSAT, jaguar's diet is mainly collared peccary
, withe-tailed deer and white-nosed coati; and puma prey consists mainly on withe-tailed deer, rabbits and great curassow (Hernandez-Saint Martin in revision); activity of jaguars was significantly related with activity of their principal prey species, but all these relationships were negative (Table 3).
Howler monkeys lazed on the suspension bridges and collared peccary
(small wild pigs) fed under the canopy along the driveway.
The collared peccary
(Pecari tajacu) is a neotropical mammal that has biological characteristics different from other suids.
Feral pigs probably occupy the same habitat requirements that local white-lipped peccary or queixada (Tayassu peccary Link, 1795) and collared peccary
cateto (Pecari tajaco Linnaeus, 1758) do, particularly in terms of feeding strategies (Sicuro and Oliveira, 2002).
The exhibit includes many glamorous and popular animals including: Ocelot, Jaguar, Lynx, Male Cougar, Female Cougar, Grizzly Bear, Beaver, Black Wolf, Red Texan Wolf, Wolverine, Virginia Opossum, Northern Hare, Cross Fox, Collared Peccary
, Horned Antelope and Columbian Black-Tailed Deer, to mention a few.
For local inhabitants, the collared peccary
(Tayassu tajacu) represents a major source of meat and income and is one of the most hunted species.