Pecari tajacu (ungulate)

Mass: 21 kg based on Richard-Hansen et al. 1999 and Zervanos 2002

Diet: browser based on Olmos 1993; herbivore based on Schweinsburg 1971

Abundance: 0.54 to 43.75% (median 5.37%)

Latitudinal range: -27.2° to 29.5°

Habitats: desert/xeric shrubland (1), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (14), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (14)

Found in 29 samples

Argentina: Acambuco, Iguazú National Park (on roads)

Bolivia: Santa Rosa (control)

Brazil: Fazenda Sta Emília (acurí forest), Caxiuanã National Forest (March), Estação Biológica de Santa Lúcia (primary forest), Estrada do Porto (2005), Uacari Sustainable Development Reserve, Floresta Nacional Amapá (dry season), Floresta Nacional Amapá (wet season), Parque Estadual do Turvo (trail), Parque Estadual do Turvo (shelter), Humaitá Forest Reserve, Reserva Natural Vale (year 2), Reserva Natural Vale (year 3), Reserva Natural Vale (year 4)

Costa Rica: San Juan–La Selva Biological Corridor

Ecuador: Chorongo

Honduras: Rio Sikre

Mexico: La Reserva Natural Sierra Nanchititla, Estación Científica Las Joyas, Tolistoque (dry season), Tolistoque (rainy season), Abra-Tanchipa Biosphere Reserve (survey 1), Huasabas-Sahuaripa Region

Panama: Ecoparque Panama

Peru: Los Amigos Conservation Concession (2005), Los Amigos Conservation Concession (2006)

United States: Kleberg County

Size measurements:
body mass18400 kgN = 8Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
body mass20100 kgN = 18Zervanos 2002
body mass21900 kgN = 5Zervanos 2002
body mass23800 kgN = 7Zervanos 2002
♀ total body length948 mmN = 1Anthony 1921
♀ head and body length860 mmN = 1Sanderson 1949
head and body length892 mmN = 8Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ tail length15 mmN = 1Sanderson 1949
tail length34 mmN = 8Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ hind foot length195 mmN = 1Anthony 1921
♀ hind foot length160 mmN = 1Sanderson 1949
hind foot length187 mmN = 8Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ ear length80 mmN = 1Sanderson 1949
ear length93 mmN = 8Richard-Hansen et al. 1999
♀ skull length250 mmN = 1Anthony 1921
skull length245 mmN = 1Anthony 1921
skull length256 mmN = 1Anthony 1921
skull length247 mmN = 1Anthony 1921
skull length246 mmN = 1Anthony 1921
skull length236 mmN = 1Anthony 1921
♀ skull width106 mmN = 1Anthony 1921
skull width111 mmN = 1Anthony 1921
skull width109 mmN = 1Anthony 1921
skull width109 mmN = 1Anthony 1921
skull width104 mmN = 1Anthony 1921
skull width108 mmN = 1Anthony 1921

See also Pecari