Javelinas have no defined breeding season; therefore you can enjoy newborns all year! Collared Peccary, Javelinas, most often give birth to twins. These adorable babies called reds, because of their color, are able to travel with the peccary herd just a few hours after birth. Newborn javelinas are precocial – able to move freely from birth.
Adult grown javelinas do not have many predators other than a mountain lion, but the babies may become prey to hawks, coyotes, and bobcats.
Unlike other animals, the javelina does not lick the offspring at birth, but rolls or tumbles it in the dirt. Newborns weigh in at only one pound. A baby javelina must be pretty tough to be born and then rolled in the dirt!
Javelinas nurse their babies for six to eight weeks.
It will take about 3 months for the reds, baby javelinas, to gain the salt and pepper look of adult collared peccaries. The young javelina reach adult height in 10 months and both sexes are mature.
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Because Javelinas breed throughout the year, have early maturity, and the ability to have two litters per year… collared peccary are considered as having the greatest reproductive potential of any North American big game mammal.