Javelina are very social and live in family groups. They have a keen sense of smell and identify each other by large scent glands on their lower backs. These glands emit a strong odor especially when they are excited. Javelina rub each other head to rump in greeting.

Javelina are very social and live in family groups. They have a keen sense of smell and identify each other by large scent glands on their lower backs. These glands emit a strong odor especially when they are excited. Javelina rub each other head to rump in greeting.

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Javelina are very social and live in family groups. They have a keen sense of smell and identify each other by large scent glands on their lower backs. These glands emit a strong odor especially when they are excited. Javelina rub each other head to rump in greeting.