Distribution: Northern parts of South America as far south as northeastern Argentina. Also throughout Central America and extending into southern Mexico.
Description: Shoulder height 20-24 inches (51-61 cm). Weight 55-85 pounds (25-39 kg). Considerably larger than collared peccary. General coloration is dark reddish-brown to grayish-black. The upper lips and lower jaw is white, as are the throat and rump.
CITES: Appendix II. Only an export permit is required. These species do not require an import permit (only in some countries that have adopted more strict rules).