What is another word for tayassu?

4 synonyms found


[ tˈe͡ɪəʃˌuː], [ tˈe‍ɪəʃˌuː], [ t_ˈeɪ_ə_ʃ_ˌuː]

Tayassu is a genus of New World wild pig, which is native to Central and South America. The name Tayassu has been derived from a Native American word 'tayassara,' which means 'beast'. It is also known as the peccary, javelina, and skunk pig. Peccaries belong to the family Tayassuidae and are similar in size to domestic pigs. They have a dark brown to black coat with a white band across their chest. The peccary is an omnivore that feeds on fruits, roots, and insects. Although, it is considered a game animal, it is also hunted by humans for its meat.

Related words: tayassu, pecari

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    The tayassu is a small tarpon fish that is endemic to the Amazon River system. The Tayassu is a hard fish to census as it is difficult to estimate the population size as it is migratory. The Tayassu is hunted for its meat and its skin which is used for leather tanning.

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