Weißbartpekari Tayassu pecari (Link, 1795)


English: White-Lipped Peccary; French: Pecari à lèvres blanches; Guarani: Curé-taitetú; Maya: citam; Spanish: Cachete blanco, careto, cochino salvaje; Portugese (Brazil): Queixado.

Former distribution: As now.
Present distribution: From Mexico – the state of Veracruz – south to northern Argentina.
Behaviour: See Halsbandpekari
Population status: Stable.
Brief notes:
Body weight: 25-40 kg
Head and body length: 100-120 cm
TaiHength: 4-5 cm
Shoulder height: 50-60 cm
Gestation period: 158 days
Maximum age: No records
Trophy: No records.
Hunting methods: Stalking with beaters, dogs.
Subspecies: 5 are specified, but not listed here; a revision is required.
Remarks: See Halsbandpekari