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Peccary

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Peccary
This is a peccary. Peccaries are like the squirrels of the rainforest, in that they are not afraid to come wander around the lab clearing at any hour of the day. They leave a stink in their wake that is somewhat like corn nuts and lard left in a warm, damp place for a few days.

Photo:

Maurice Chen '09

Keywords:

ocs, biology, ecology, travel, costa rica