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Javan Warty Pig

Scientific Name: Sus verrucosus

Subspecies: 1. Sus v. verrucosus: Java. 2. Sus v. celebensis: Celebes, Borneo and bordering islands.

Habitat: Tropical jungle, primary and secondary. Often found in coconut plantations, where the animal eats the fallen coconuts.

Description: Large pig weighing up to 185 kg and measuring up to 80 cm over the shoulder. It may reach a total body length of up to 160 cm. General colour greyish brown to almost black. The sides of the cheeks have beardlike hairs. The male has prolonged canines.

Hunting method: Stalking, with beaters and dogs.

Hunting available in: The area of distribution.

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