javelina is present and hunted in only three states, Texas,
New Mexico, and Arizona, but Texas has the largest
population by far. Another fact is the javelina is a very
unique animal...although having a pig-like appearance, habits,
and noises, the javelina is not a member of the swine family,
and is biologically speaking, in a class by himself.
Something to do with only three toes on the hind foot, and
I've enjoyed hunting this
splendid creature with bow and arrow, and different 22 LR hand
guns for a number of years now...and remember fondly the pursuit
of them. I consider each one harvested a grand hunting
With 100,000 plus acres in
Texas, and 50,000 in Mexico, I can't...even with the help of my
guides, and combo hunters in the fall, properly manage the
growing numbers of javelina on the ranches I outfit.