White-lipped Peccary

Tayassu pecari

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The white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari), is a hog-like animal found in Central and South America. Most of its range is in rainforests, but it is also known from a wide range of other habitats such as dry forests, grasslands, mangrove, Cerrado and dry xerophytic areas. It lives in herds of 20–300 individuals that on average take up about 120 km2 to fully function. This species is omnivorous, feeding mostly on fruit, and are usually found traveling great...

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  1. (c) Arturo Hernandez, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://conabio.inaturalist.org/photos/1124118
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tayassu_pecari

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