Fossil Peccary from the Pliocene of South Africa

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Science  21 May 1976:
Vol. 192, Issue 4241, pp. 787-789
DOI: 10.1126/science.192.4241.787


Pecarichoerus africanus, new species, from Langebaanweg, Cape Province, is the first fossil peccary to be described from Africa and represents the youngest record of the peccary family in the Old World.