Two years ago, Tubac began a public art project that would feature Javelinas, wild animals unique to the Southwest United States. Javelinas are collared peccaries, not pigs, which tend to live in groups called squadrons, sometimes numbering as many as 40.
Modified from an article in “Desert Leaf,” written by Beth Surdut, nature illustrator and NPR essayist. Vol 33, No. 8, pg. 68-69.