Sunday, May 24, 2009
(or Collard Peccary)
The baby javelina follows its mother through the dense scrub of Arizona, until weaned at 6 weeks. Javelina as a newborn weighs about 1 pound and by 10 months of age they reach adulthood. January through March is breeding season for the javelina with a 145 day gestattion period. Birth occurs mainly in June, July and August when majority of the rain falls for Arizona. Average lifespan reaches 7-8 years i the wild.
Via postcrossing. ID# US-396903