Litter Size

How many babies does a Collared peccary have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Collared peccarys are in a litter?

A Collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 144 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 618 grams (1.36 lbs) and measure 7.8 cm (0′ 4″). They are a member of the Tayassuidae family (genus: Pecari). An adult Collared peccary grows up to a size of 88.6 cm (2′ 11″).

To have a reference: Humans obviously usually have a litter size of one ;). Their babies are in the womb of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks) and reach an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). They weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual, and reach an average age of 75 years.

The average litter size of a Collared peccary is 1

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.

Other animals of the family Tayassuidae

Collared peccary is a member of the Tayassuidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Collared peccary

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Collared peccary

Other animals that usually reach the age of 24.42 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Collared peccary

What other animals weight around 21.19 kg (46.71 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Collared peccary

Also reaching around 88.6 cm (2′ 11″) in size do these animals: