from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See collared peccary.
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- n. The peccary, especially the collared peccary
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. dark grey peccary with an indistinct white collar; of semi desert areas of Mexico and southwestern United States
The collared peccary, or javelina, is synonymous with the Rio Grande country of South Texas, but they thrive across portions of the Hill Country and west Texas, too.
Javelinas are more flexible, so when one of the dogs mistook a javelina for a hog and jumped on its back the javelina was able to turn and get its tusk into the poor dog's throat.
Scientists say wild pigs called javelina may be to blame spreading e. coli bacteria in California's spinach fields, sparking the recent nation-wide outbreak.
Other exhibits showcase the bobcat, a pig-like creature called a javelina and the black bear, the only bear species in Arizona.
We also felt the furs of an opossum (soft) and collared peccary, also known as a javelina (stiff and bristly).
I just shot a huge javelina with a pellet rifle one shot to the head and I hope I can get some predators off of it.
We ate breakfast, then walked the canals on the property, where we saw 26 javelina, 7 quail, 2 coyotes and countless deer.
Judy, we're going to Texas in Mar. to hog and javelina hunt.
If they are good are they good for boar, coyote, and javelina?
Has anyone ever had a dangerous experience with a javelina (collared peccary)?
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