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

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