collared peccary

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collared peccary

A piglike hoofed mammal (Pecari tajacu) of the southwest United States to northern Argentina, having a gray and black coat with a whitish band across the shoulders. Also called javelina.
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(ˈpɛk ə ri)

n., pl. -ries, (esp. collectively) -ry.
either of two piglike mammals constituting the New World family Tayassuidae, esp. Tayassu tajacu, ( collared peccary or javelina), having a dark gray coat with a white collar.
[1605–15; < Carib]
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Noun1.collared peccary - dark grey peccary with an indistinct white collarcollared peccary - dark grey peccary with an indistinct white collar; of semi desert areas of Mexico and southwestern United States
musk hog, peccary - nocturnal gregarious pig-like wild animals of North America and South America
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White-lipped peccary and collared peccary are species of feral pigs found in ecosystems from southern North America throughout South America (SICURO & OLIVEIRA 2002).
Also on the table: the monster pig Tim had killed after Titu said we could surely get a "javelina." We of course expected a 30-pound collared peccary when we set out on that hunt, a Texas-sized javelina, and so gasped when we spotted that big razorback lounging on the river bank, the Argentine "javelina." By the time we hiked the carcass out, I wished it had been stateside javelina-sized.
Barriers along the U.S.-Mexico frontier can destroy or fragment habitats and disrupt migration routes for a variety of wild species including jaguar, ocelot, collared peccary, pronghorn antelope and black bear.
(2010) determined that the collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) and the ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) were the most common prey species in Talamanca.
There are two peccaries: the collared peccary and the white-lipped peccary.
Density, relative abundance or occupancy of the collared peccary? Optimizing sampling effort.
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.
Javelinas were a different story The javelina, or collared peccary is a native North American animal weighing perhaps 30 to 50 pounds.
= 1, p<0.05); collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) ([chi square] = 44.44, d.f.
Howler monkeys lazed on the suspension bridges and collared peccary (small wild pigs) fed under the canopy along the driveway.
Javeiina (aka collared peccary), of southern Arizona and New Mexico (with seasons running from January through March) and Texas (year-round), are custom made for bowhunters.