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 pigA 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'.
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.More animals beginning with J