In New Mexico and Texas lives an animal known as a Javelina, or Collard Peccary. These animals thrive in the desert. These tough animals can eat prickly pear cactus, spines and all. Also, they are not pigs. I know this because I thought they where some type of wild pig, but was told that even though they look like pigs, sound like pigs, have feet like pigs, and if eaten, taste like a pig, still, they are not pigs. They may be more closely related to a bear or possibly a racoon. So, me and my husband started calling them pig-lizards. Those of you who have seen the movie Galaxy Quest will know what a pig-lizard is.
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