Watch: Pig-Like Peccaries Captured By Fourth Grader Mourning Dead Herd Member

An eight-year-old boy, Dante de Kort, spotted a dead collared peccary near his home in central Arizona in January. The fourth-grader set up a motion-activated camera — a birthday present from his grandparents — next to the corpse to film it for a science fair project, presumably to capture a scavenging predator.

But what his camera captured has led to interesting findings about the social life of peccaries. The video captured the peccary’s herd members walking up to the corpse and seemingly mourn the loss....

31 Published By - International Business Times - Tech / Sci - 2017.12.15. 10:23
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