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Javelina (Pecari tajacu )

photo by Fir0002/Flagstaffotos and used under the GNU Free Documentation License

Name: Javelina or Collared Peccary
Size: Javelinas are about 19 inches tall and weigh 40-60 pounds.
Habitat: They are common in central and southern Arizona and often inhabit the outlying areas of cities. They often travel in herds of 2-20 individuals.
Prey: Javelinas are vegetarians and often eat cacti, bulbs, tubers, beans, seeds, succulent plants, insects, garbage and grubs.
Danger: .

Some Links to information about javelinas:
  • Javelina Arizona Game and Fish Department

Photo Credits:
Javelina - Fir0002/Flagstaffotos (GNU Free Documentation License).

The information on this page was taken from Javalina Fact Sheet, Arizona Fish and Game.

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