Central and South America
Dry forests and savannah areas, preferring the dense tropical rainforest
White-lipped peccaries eat roots, fruits, grasses, leaves, invertebrates and carrion.
approx. 22 kg
- Gestation period
- Achievable age
up to 15 years in the wild, up to 20 years in human care
Threat Categories of IUCN
...white-lipped peccaries can weigh up to 40 kg
and the word “peccary” comes from the South American Carib language?