white-lipped peccary


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Noun1.white-lipped peccary - blackish peccary with whitish cheekswhite-lipped peccary - blackish peccary with whitish cheeks; larger than the collared peccary
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).
(2009) determined that the white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari) was one of the main prey species for the jaguar.
There are two peccaries: the collared peccary and the white-lipped peccary. The collared is identical to the Texas and the Southwest United States variety, and it ranges pretty much throughout the country and is available on license in many locales.
This fact highlights the rareness of white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari), since the species was only indirectly recorded, and its presence was indicated via tracks, skulls of hunted specimens and residents' reports.
In the lake~s watershed, vast natural forests remain in such areas as designated state and city parks as well as state preserve areas, the latter home to 13 rare species including the harpy eagle and the white-lipped peccary, the even-toed ungulate that resembles a boar.
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.
It was that last load that I used when I took the rifle to the jungle of the Yucatan Peninsula to hunt White-lipped peccary.
Redescription of Oligacanthorhynchus major (Machado-Filho, 1963) Schmidt, 1972 (Acanthocephala: Oligacanthorhynchidae) from the white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari) in Bolivia.
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 incongruous experience of watching people canoe and kayak down the road leads into a kind of dream-vision, in which neighbors and ancestors dead and alive float merrily down the driveway to join the speaker in a barbecue of "white-lipped peccary" (85).
Gros has documented that among endangered mammals living in the reserve are jaguar, ocelot, margay, Baird's tapir, white-lipped peccary, Central American spider monkey, and giant anteater.
Farther south, throughout Central and South America, additional varieties of the javelina can be found including the White-Lipped Peccary and the rarer Chacoan Peccary, a protected larger variety with a habitat limited to Northern Argentina, Southeast Bolivia and Western Paraguay, where they overlap with the introduced European pigs.