White-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari)

French: Pécari À Lèvres Blanches
Spanish: Cariblanco, Chancho De Monte, Pecari De Labios Blanco
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCetartiodactyla
FamilyTayassuidae
GenusTayassu (1)
Top facts

The white-lipped peccary is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

Information on the white-lipped peccary is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2013)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (August, 2013)
    http://www.cites.org/