Animal Size

Collared peccary size: How big do they get?

How big does a Collared peccary get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) reaches an average size of 88.6 cm (2′ 11″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 24.42 years, they grow from 618 grams (1.36 lbs) to 21.19 kg (46.71 lbs). Talking about reproduction, Collared peccarys have 1 babies about 1 times per year. The Collared peccary (genus: Pecari) is a member of the family Tayassuidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

The average adult size of a Collared peccary is  (2' 11

The collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) is a species of mammal in the family Tayassuidae found in North, Central, and South America. They are commonly referred to as javelina, saíno, or báquiro, although these terms are also used to describe other species in the family. The species is also known as the musk hog. In Trinidad, it is colloquially known as quenk.Although somewhat related to the pigs and frequently referred to as one, this species and the other peccaries are no longer classified in the pig family, Suidae.

Animals of the same family as a Collared peccary

We found other animals of the Tayassuidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Collared peccary

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Collared peccary:

Animals with the same litter size as a Collared peccary

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Collared peccary:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Collared peccary

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Collared peccary:

Animals with the same weight as a Collared peccary

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Pecari tajacu: