Mystery piglike hoofed Mammal of South America .
Etymology: Shuar (Jivaroan) word.
Physical description: Small peccary. Reddish-brown fur.
Behavior: Aggressive. Lives in troops of fifty to sixty individuals. Attacks humans.
Distribution: Sangay National Park, Ecuador, east to the Peruvian border.
Significant sighting: Caver Marcelo Churuwia was chased by a troop of these peccaries on the Ecuador-Peru border.
Source: Angel Morant Forés, "An Investigation into Some Unidentified Ecuadorian Mammals," October 1999, http://perso.wanadoo.fr/cryptozoo/expeditions/ ecuador_eng.htm.
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