Javan pig

Javan pig

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


The Javan pig, javan warty pig is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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

Adult weight : 76 kg (167.2 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 17 years

Female maturity :274 days

Gestation : 120 days

Litter size : 6

Weight at birth : 1 kg (2.2 lbs)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the Javan pig

Sus verrucosus is found in secondary forest at elevation levels below 800 m. (Full text)

The Javan warty pig (Sus verrucosus) is believed to occur in or near the edges of the swamp forest. (Full text)

The Javan pig is exclusively an island dweller.

The Javan pig is medium sized, with three warts on each side of the face. (Full text)

Javan pigs are herbivores ad eat vegetation, including human-grown crops.

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