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Wanderings in South America
Charles Waterton

Contact the site ownerThe Peccary (Peccari)
Sometimes called the Wild Hog (Dicoteles tajacu). This is not a large animal, weighing only some fifty or sixty pounds, but it is greatly dreaded, not only by the natives, but by Europeans.

Rev. J.G. Wood, extracts from his Explanatory Index in Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles, in the years 1812, 1816, 1820, & 1824.
With Original Instructions for the perfect preservation of Birds, Etc. for Cabinets of Natural History.
Charles Waterton, Esq.,
Introduction by the Rev. J. G. Wood, Macmillan and Co., 1880, London.