Qualifying Exams Reading List: Javelinas and Texas through Space and Time

Altrichter, Mariana. “The sustainability of subsistence hunting of peccaries in the Argentine Chaco.” Biological Conservation 126, no. 3 (2005): 351-362.

Bement, Leland C. Hunter-gatherer mortuary practices during the Central Texas Archaic. University of Texas Press, 1994.

Bleicher, Sonny S., and Michael L. Rosenzweig. “Too much of a good thing? A landscape-of-fear analysis for collared peccaries (Pecari tajacu) reveals hikers act as a greater deterrent than thorny or bitter food.” Canadian Journal of Zoology 96, no. 4 (2018): 317-324.

Bodmer, Richard E. “Responses of ungulates to seasonal inundations in the Amazon floodplain.” Journal of Tropical Ecology 6, no. 2 (1990): 191-201.

Bowman, Timothy P. Blood Oranges: Colonialism and Agriculture in the South Texas Borderlands. Texas A&M University Press, 2016.

Briceño-Méndez, M., E. J. Naranjo, S. Mandujano, M. Altricher, and R. Reyna-Hurtado. “Responses of two sympatric species of peccaries (Tayassu pecari and Pecari tajacu) to hunting in Calakmul, Mexico.” Tropical Conservation Science 9, no. 3 (2016): 1940082916667331.

Byers, John A., and Marc Bekoff. “Social, spacing, and cooperative behavior of the collared peccary, Tayassu tajacu.” Journal of Mammalogy 62, no. 4 (1981): 767-785.

Campbell, Tyler A., David B. Long, and Susan A. Shriner. “Wildlife contact rates at artificial feeding sites in Texas.” Environmental Management 51, no. 6 (2013): 1187-1193.

Chapman, Brian R., and Eric G. Bolen. The Natural History of the Edwards Plateau: The Texas Hill Country. Texas A&M University Press, 2020.

Chavez-Ramirez, Felipe, Xingong Wang, Ken Jones, David Hewitt, and Peter Felker. “Ecological characterization of Opuntia clones in south Texas: implications for wildlife herbivory and frugivory.” Journal of the Professional Association for Cactus Development 2 (1997): 9-19.

Crosswhite, Carol D. “The significance of cacti in the diet of the javelina (Tayasssu tajacu).” Desert Plants 6, no 1 (1984): 3-8.  

Cummins, Light Townsend, and Mary L. Scheer, eds. Texan Identities: Moving beyond myth, memory, and fallacy in Texas history. University of North Texas Press, 2016.

da Silva, Mariane Mendes, Carlos Magno de Faria, Fernanda de Souza Sá, Dhiordan Deon Lovestain Costa, Beatriz Cristiana da Silva, Gabriela Luiza de Deus, Robert John Young, and Cristiano Schetini de Azevedo. “Ethogram and time-activity budget of the collared peccary (Pecari tajacu, Tayassuidae): implications for husbandry and welfare.” Journal of Natural History 54, no. 25-26 (2020): 1617-1635.

da Silva, Valdir Leite, José Cândido, José Nelson Campanha, Doraci R. de Oliveira, Carla Gheler-Costa, and Fabrício Hiroiuki Oda. “A stranger in the family? On the social behavior of a leucistic collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) with pigmented conspecifics.” Tropical Ecology 60, no. 2 (2019): 303-305.

de Faria, Carlos Magno, Fernanda de Souza Sá, Dhiordan Deon Lovenstain Costa, Mariane Mendes da Silva, Beatriz Cristiana da Silva, Robert John Young, and Cristiano Schetini de Azevedo. “Captive-born collared peccary (Pecari tajacu, Tayassuidae) fails to discriminate between predator and non-predator models.” Acta Ethologica 21, no. 3 (2018): 175-184.

Ferreguetti, Atilla Colombo, Courtney Lynn Davis, Walfrido Moraes Tomas, and Helena Godoy Bergallo. “Using activity and occupancy to evaluate niche partitioning: the case of two peccary species in the Atlantic Rainforest, Brazil.” Embrapa Pantanal-Artigo em Periódico Indexado 29, no. 2 (2018).

Fleuriet, K. Jill. Rhetoric and Reality on the US—Mexico Border: Place, Politics, Home Springer International Publishing, 2021.

Fowler, Norma, Tim Keitt, Olivia Schmidt, Martin Terry, and Keeper Trout. “Border wall: Bad for biodiversity.” Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 16, no. 3 (2018): 137-138.

Fragoso, José. “A long-term study of white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari) population fluctuation in northern Amazonia.” People in Nature, Wildlife Conservation in South and Central America (2004): 286-296.

Franckowiak, Gregory A., Zaria Torres-Poché, and Richard M. Poché. “Activity patterns by feral hogs in the Texas panhandle.” The American Midland Naturalist 180, no. 2 (2018): 233-245.

Galetti, Mauro, Hiléia Camargo, Tadeu Siqueira, Alexine Keuroghlian, Camila I. Donatti, Maria Luisa SP Jorge, Felipe Pedrosa, Claudia Z. Kanda, and Milton C. Ribeiro. “Diet overlap and foraging activity between feral pigs and native peccaries in the Pantanal.” PloS one 10, no. 11 (2015): e0141459.

Geiser, Samuel Wood. Naturalists of the Frontier. Pickle Partners Publishing, 2018.

Giuliano, William M. “Wild hogs in Florida: Ecology and management.” EDIS 2010, no. 2 (2010).

Melletti, Mario, and Erik Meijaard, eds. Ecology, conservation and management of wild pigs and peccaries. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Goodwin, Susan Lieberman. “Conservation connections in a fragmented desert environment: the US–Mexico border.” Natural Resources Journal (2000): 989-1016.

Gottdenker, Nicole, and Richard E. Bodmer. “Reproduction and productivity of white‐lipped and collared peccaries in the Peruvian Amazon.” Journal of Zoology 245, no. 4 (1998): 423-430.

Green, Galen E., W. E. Grant, and Ernie Davis. “Effects of hunting on javelina in South Texas.” Wildlife Society Bulletin (1973-2006) 13, no. 2 (1985): 149-153.

Greene, Harry W. “Pomegranates, Peccaries, and Love.” Ecopsychology 12, no. 3 (2020): 166-172.

Gruver, Kenneth S., and Jerry W. Guthrle. “Parasites and selected diseases of collared peccaries (Tayassu tajacu) in the trans-pecos region of Texas.” Journal of Wildlife Diseases 32, no. 3 (1996): 560-562.

Gunter, Pete AY, and Max Oelschlaeger. Texas Land Ethics. University of Texas Press, 1997.

Hafertepe, Kenneth. The Material Culture of German Texans. Texas A&M University Press, 2016.

Harrigan, Stephen. Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas. University of Texas Press, 2019.

Harveson, Louis A. Woody Plants of the Big Bend and Trans-Pecos: A Field Guide to Common Browse for Wildlife. Texas A&M University Press, 2016.

Hegel, C. G. Z., L. R. Santos, J. R. Marinho, and M. Â. Marini. “Is the wild pig the real “big bad wolf”? Negative effects of wild pig on Atlantic Forest mammals.” Biological Invasions 21, no. 12 (2019): 3561-3574.

Hellgren, Eric C., Robert L. Lochmiller, and William E. Grant. “Demographic, morphologic and reproductive status of a herd of collared peccaries (Tayassu tajacu) in south Texas.” American Midland Naturalist 112, no. 2 (1984): 402-407.

Hendges, Carla D., Bruce D. Patterson, Nilton C. Cáceres, Germán M. Gasparini, and Callum F. Ross. “Skull shape and the demands of feeding: a biomechanical study of peccaries (Mammalia, Cetartiodactyla).” Journal of Mammalogy 100, no. 2 (2019): 475-486.

Hendges, Carla D., Jamile M. Bubadué, and Nilton C. Cáceres. “Environment and space as drivers of variation in skull shape in two widely distributed South-American Tayassuidae, Pecari tajacu and Tayassu pecari (Mammalia: Cetartiodactyla).” Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 119, no. 4 (2016): 785-798.

Hulbert, R. C., Gary S. Morgan, and Andreas Kerner. “Collared peccary (Mammalia, Artiodactyla, Tayassuidae, Pecari) from the late Pleistocene of Florida.” Papers on Geology, Vertebrate Paleontology, and Biostratigraphy in Honor of Michael O. Woodburne. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 65 (2009): 543-556.

Ilse, Linda M., and Eric C. Hellgren. “Spatial use and group dynamics of sympatric collared peccaries and feral hogs in southern Texas.” Journal of Mammalogy 76, no. 4 (1995): 993-1002.

Kearney, Milo, Anthony K. Knopp, Antonio Zavaleta, and Thomas Daniel Knight. Fresh Studies in Rio Grande Valley History. The University of Texas- Rio Grande Valley (2020).

Leopold, A. Starker. “Utilization of wildlife in Mexico.” In Wildlife of Mexico, pp. 64-80. University of California Press, 2020.

Lochmiller, Robert L., Eric C. Hellgren, and W. E. Grant. “Physical characteristics of neonate, juvenile, and adult collared peccaries (Tayassu tajacu angulatus) from South Texas.” Journal of Mammalogy 68, no. 1 (1987): 188-194.

Lochmiller, R. L., E. C. Hellgren, and W. E. Grant. “Influence of moderate nutritional stress during gestation on reproduction of collared peccaries (Tayassu tajacu).” Journal of Zoology 211, no. 2 (1987): 321-328.

Lombardi, Jason V., Humberto L. Perotto-Baldivieso, and Michael E. Tewes. “Land cover trends in South Texas (1987–2050): potential implications for wild felids.” Remote Sensing 12, no. 4 (2020): 659.

Lundgren, Erick J., and Karla T. Moeller. “Anti-Predator Strategies of, and Possible Thanatosis in, Juvenile Collared Peccaries (Pecari tajacu).” The Southwestern Naturalist 62, no. 3 (2017): 235-237.

Manaster, Jane. Javelinas. Texas Tech University Press, 2006.

Mandujano, Salvador, and Rafael Reyna-Hurtado. “Recent Studies on White-Lipped Peccary and Collared Peccary in the Neotropics.” In Ecology and Conservation of Tropical Ungulates in Latin America, pp. 415-438. Springer, Cham, 2019.

McGraw, Seamus. A Thirsty Land: The Fight for Water in Texas. University of Texas Press, 2020.

McLean, Hailey E., Tara L. Teel, Alan D. Bright, Lauren M. Jaebker, John M. Tomecek, Maureen G. Frank, Rachael L. Connally, Stephanie A. Shwiff, and Keith M. Carlisle. “Understanding tolerance for an invasive species: An investigation of hunter acceptance capacity for wild pigs (Sus scrofa) in Texas.” Journal of Environmental Management 285 (2021): 112143.

McClure, Meredith L., Christopher L. Burdett, Matthew L. Farnsworth, Steven J. Sweeney, and Ryan S. Miller. “A globally-distributed alien invasive species poses risks to United States imperiled species.” Scientific Reports 8, no. 1 (2018): 1-9.

Molina‐Barrios, Ramón, José Luevano‐Adame, Yuly Alexandra Henao‐Díaz, Luis Giménez‐Lirola, Pablo Piñeyro, Ronaldo Magtoto, Jesús Cedillo‐Cobián, Concepción Díaz‐Rayo, Jesús Hernández, and Jeffrey Zimmerman. “Collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) are susceptible to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV).” Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 65, no. 6 (2018): 1712-1719.

Morgan, Morgan Jane. Border Sanctuary: The Conservation Legacy of the Santa Ana Land Grant. Texas A&M University Press, 2015.

Nogueira-Filho, Sérgio Luiz Gama, Karen Martins, Rogério Martins Borges, Alcester Mendes, Selene Siqueira da Cunha Nogueira, and Jérôme Bindelle. “Intake and digestion of non-traditional feedstuffs by farmed collared peccary (Mammalia, Tayassuidae).” Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia 47 (2018).

Nogueira, Selene SC, Aline M. Reis, Stefane G. Marsaro, José MB Duarte, Viviana Moreto, Stella GC Lima, Thaise SO Costa, and Sérgio LG Nogueira-Filho. “The defensive behavioral patterns of captive white-lipped and collared peccary (Mammalia, Tayassuidae): an approach for conservation of the species.” Acta Ethologica 20, no. 2 (2017): 127-136.

Orta-Martínez, Martí, Antoni Rosell-Melé, Mar Cartró-Sabaté, Cristina O’Callaghan-Gordo, Núria Moraleda-Cibrián, and Pedro Mayor. “First evidences of Amazonian wildlife feeding on petroleum-contaminated soils: A new exposure route to petrogenic compounds?.” Environmental Research 160 (2018): 514-517.

Perkins, Elaine. A Hill County Paradise?: Western Travis County and Its Early Settlers. iUniverse, 2012.

Perry, Tahlia, Ayla L. van Loenen, Holly Heiniger, Carol Lee, Jaime Gongora, Alan Cooper, and Kieren J. Mitchell. “Ancient DNA analysis of the extinct North American flat-headed peccary (Platygonus compressus).” Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 112 (2017): 258-267.

Peterson, Randolph L. “Recent and pleistocene mammalian fauna of Brazos County, Texas.” Journal of Mammalogy 27, no. 2 (1946): 162-169.

Poché, Richard M., David Poché, Greg Franckowiak, Daniel J. Somers, Lindsay N. Briley, Batchimeg Tseveenjav, and Larisa Polyakova. “Field evaluation of low-dose warfarin baits to control wild pigs (Sus scrofa) in North Texas.” PloS one 13, no. 11 (2018): e0206070.

Ricklis, Robert A. The Karankawa Indians of Texas: An Ecological Study of Cultural Tradition and Change. University of Texas Press, 2010.

Sanchez-Pinzon, Khiavett, Rafael Reyna-Hurtado, Eduardo J. Naranjo, and Alexine Keuroghlian. “Peccaries and their relationship with water availability and their predators in Calakmul, México.” THERYA 11, no. 2 (2020): 213.

Schlyer, Krista. Continental Divide: Wildlife, People, and the Border Wall. Texas A&M University Press, 2012.

Silveira de Oliveira, Êmila, Manoel Ludwig da Fontoura Rodrigues, Magnus Machado Severo, Tiago Gomes dos Santos, and Carlos Benhur Kasper. “Who’s afraid of the big bad boar? Assessing the effect of wild boar presence on the occurrence and activity patterns of other mammals.” PloS one 15, no. 7 (2020): e0235312.

Sowls, Lyle K. Javelinas and Other Peccaries: Their Biology, Management, and Use. Texas A&M University Press.

Taylor, Rick, and David R. Synatzske. The Javelina in Texas. Texas Parks & Wildlife, 2008.

Valerio-Jiménez, Omar S. River of Hope: Forging Identity and Nation in the Rio Grande Borderlands. Duke University Press, 2013.

Welsh, Michael. Landscape of Ghosts, River of Dreams; A History of Big Bend National Park. US Department of the Interior, 2002.

Wilson, Kurt M., and Matthew G. Hill. “Synthesis and assessment of the flat-headed peccary record in North America.” Quaternary Science Reviews 248 (2020): 106601.

Zavala, Elim. “Place Identity Formation in the Lower Rio Grande Valley: The Identity of Brownsville, Texas.” Rio Grande Valley History (2018): 5.

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