Originally from the Indian subcontinent, was introduced in the northern provinces of Argentina in the first decade of the 20th century. It was later introduced in La Pampa were the thick forested of Calden trees provided a perfect habitat for the specie.
Big males can weight around 2600 lb. The females are smaller and never exceed the 2200lb.
A large part of the body is devoid of hair or is stiff and in very short length, its color is black.
European Wild Boar
The Wild Boar (Jabali) was introduced in Argentina from Europe around the same time as red deer. It has become an invasive species in part of its introduced range.
An adult boar can weigh up to 320lb