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I Ain't No Pig!

 
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I Ain\'t No Pig!

This is a collared peccary (Tayassu tajacu), also commonly known by its Spanish name, javelina. Though it looks like it, they are not related to pigs. These guys wander in packs of a dozen or so animals. Their main food is prickly pair cactus. Imaged in Big Bend National Park, TX by my son, Curtis, in July 2005.

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Mark DoironSubmitted by Mark Doiron
on Mar 30, 2006 2:14 pm

Image ID: 184655
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Lat/Lon: 29.27652°N / 103.30221°W
Object Title: I Ain't No Pig!

Image Type(s): Wildlife