collared peccary

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Synonyms for collared peccary

dark grey peccary with an indistinct white collar

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The role played by sympatric collared peccary (Tayassu tajacu), white-lipped peccary (Tayassupecari), and feral pig (Sus scrofa) as maintenance hosts for Trypanosoma evansi and Trypanosoma cruzi in a sylvatic area of Brazil.
Estimating detection probabilities from sign of collared peccary. The Journal of Wildlife Management 71:652-655.
In RBSAT, jaguar's diet is mainly collared peccary, withe-tailed deer and white-nosed coati; and puma prey consists mainly on withe-tailed deer, rabbits and great curassow (Hernandez-Saint Martin in revision); activity of jaguars was significantly related with activity of their principal prey species, but all these relationships were negative (Table 3).
Feral pigs probably occupy the same habitat requirements that local white-lipped peccary or queixada (Tayassu peccary Link, 1795) and collared peccary cateto (Pecari tajaco Linnaeus, 1758) do, particularly in terms of feeding strategies (Sicuro and Oliveira, 2002).
The exhibit includes many glamorous and popular animals including: Ocelot, Jaguar, Lynx, Male Cougar, Female Cougar, Grizzly Bear, Beaver, Black Wolf, Red Texan Wolf, Wolverine, Virginia Opossum, Northern Hare, Cross Fox, Collared Peccary, Horned Antelope and Columbian Black-Tailed Deer, to mention a few.
For local inhabitants, the collared peccary (Tayassu tajacu) represents a major source of meat and income and is one of the most hunted species.
The javelina, or collared peccary, is a distant relative of the pig and is found in the Southwestern region of the US and parts of Latin America.
definicion (i) The collared peccary or, as it is locally named, abouya, is about the size of a small pig, blackish-grey in colour citacion en ingles with a lighter band extending from under the neck across the shoulders, collar-wise ...
Howler monkeys, foxes, agouti, paea, tapir, red brocket deer, jaguarundi, raccoon, and collared peccary are also found in the park, but are rarely seen during a short visit.
They even appear to take large prey, though the thought of an ocelot or fox subduing and killing an 18 kg collared peccary (Tayassu tajacu) may seem unusual.
For example, collared peccary (Tayassu tajacu) were shown to be the top prey item of mountain lions on Big Bend Ranch State Ranch from 1993-1997 (McClinton & McClinton 1997).
Other species of mammals in danger of extinction include the river otter (Lutra longicaudis), the collared peccary (Tayassu tajacu), the Mexican shrew (Megasorex gigas), squirrel (Sciurus colliaei) and the Mexican mole (Microtus mexicanus naveriae).
Poachers are active on Gigante and hunt coatis, agouti (Dasyprocta punctata), paca (Agouti paca), white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), and collared peccary, but shun monkeys and red-tailed squirrels (Sciurus granatensis) (Glanz 1991; Security Services of the BCNM, unpublished data).
Likewise, restrictions were decreased on the export of leopard trophies and skins, circus animals, tree kangaroos, Nile crocodiles, collared peccary (a piglike mammal) and the pearly mussel.
The javelina, or collared peccary, is a midget version of the wild boar, three feet long, two high, and supposedly timid and harmless.