Philippine warty pig

Philippine warty pig

Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Suidae
Subfamily : Suinae
Species : Sus philippensis

 

The Philippine warty pig is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Philippine warty pig
A young / baby of a Philippine warty pig is called a 'piglet, shoat, bonham or gilt(female)'. The females are called 'sow' and males 'boar'. A Philippine warty pig group is called a 'herd, drove or mob'.
Countries
Philippines

Facts about the Philippine warty pig

The Philippine Warty Pig is threatened by hybridization in some ares and is now extinct in Marinduque.

The Philippine warty pig is widely but patchily distributed in the still-forested areas of Luzon, Mindoro, Samar, Leyte, Mindanao, and some of the smaller satellite islands. (Full text)

The Philippine warty pig is widely distributed in the still-forested areas of Luzon, Mindoro, Samar, Leyte, Mindanao, and some of the smaller satellite islands. (Full text)

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