Java-Pustelschwein Sus verrucosus (Müller & Schlegel, 1842)


English: Javan Warty Pig; French: Sanglier à verrues; Bahasa-Jawa: Babi-Celeng; Celebes: Soor, Inosisi; Philippine: Talonon, Bayong, Araba, Ruatang, Babuy, Pagil.

Former distribution: As now.
Present distribution: Java, Celebes, Borneo, Philippines, Bawean Maduna.
Behaviour: See Bartschwein
Population status: Endangered, no records.
Brief notes:
Body weight: Up to 185 kg
Head and body length: 120-160 cm
Tail length: No records
Shoulder height: 80 cm
Gestation period: Probably as wild boar
Maximum age: See Wildschwein
Trophy: Tusk: no records.
Hunting methods: By natives with dogs and pits.
Subspecies: 2
1. Sus v. verrucosus Java. Endangered.
2. Sus v. celebensis Celebes and adjoining Islands. Endangered.
Remarks: Very little known: More information required on population status, distribution and behaviour.