Animal Age

How old does a Collared peccary get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Collared peccary reaches?

An adult Collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) usually gets as old as 24.42 years.

Collared peccarys are around 144 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 618 grams (1.36 lbs) and measure 7.8 cm (0′ 4″). As a member of the Tayassuidae family (genus: Pecari), a Collared peccary caries out around 1 little ones per pregnancy, which happens around 1 times a year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 88.6 cm (2′ 11″).

As a reference: Usually, humans get as old as 100 years, with the average being around 75 years. After being carried in the belly of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks), they grow to an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) and weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual.

A Collared peccary gets as old as 24.42 years

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

Not really brothers and sisters, but from the same biological family (Tayassuidae):

Animals that reach the same age as Collared peccary

With an average age of 24.42 years, Collared peccary are in good companionship of the following animals:

Animals with the same number of babies Collared peccary

The same number of babies at once (1) are born by:

Weighting as much as Collared peccary

A fully grown Collared peccary reaches around 21.19 kg (46.71 lbs). So do these animals:

Animals as big as a Collared peccary

Those animals grow as big as a Collared peccary: