Texans, now you can freak out your familia with creepy Javelina sounds on YouTube.
Have you ever seen a javelina before? Have you heard one in the night? It’s the sound that makes little kids run all the way home in Texas.
Everyone knows how dangerous these huge animals can be. And if you’re Texan, you just might jump when you hear the sound below.
More about Javelinas from Texas Parks and Wildlife:
Early Spanish explorers, in their ventures into the “New World,” encountered a pig-like animal similar in appearance to the swine of the “Old World.” They called the animal jabeli (Arabic-Spanish for wild boar) or jabalina (Spanish for spear, due to its spear-like teeth). Hence, the common name of javelina by which we know it today. Also described as the Mexico musk hog, the javelina or collared peccary (Tayassu [Pecari] tajacu) is only distantly related to true swine believed to have shared a common ancestor some 40 million years ago. The peccaries (Family Tayassuidae) were developing in the Western Hemisphere about the same time that swine (Family Suidae) were developing in the Eastern Hemisphere […]