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A peccary (or javelina and skunk pig; Portuguese javali and Spanish jabalí, sajino or pecarí) is a medium-sized mammal of the family Tayassuidae, or New World pigs. Peccaries are members of the artiodactyl suborder Suina, as are the pig family (Suidae) and possibly the hippopotamus family (Hippopotamidae). They are found in the southwestern area of North America and throughout Central and South America. Peccaries usually measure between 90 and 130 centimetres (3.0 and 4.3 ft) in length, and a full-grown adult usually weighs between about 20 to 40 kg (44 to 88 lb). The word “peccary” is derived from the Carib word pakira or paquira. (From Wikipedia)

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  • Copyright: Eleu Tabares (eldancer1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2018 W: 0 N: 4962] (26056)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-11-15
  • Categories: Daily Life, Nature
  • Exposure: f/7.1, 1/160 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-03-01 7:32
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