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Bearded Pig (Sus barbatus) - Wiki
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Bearded Pig (Sus barbatus) - Wiki


Bearded Pig
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[Photo] Bearded Pig (Sus barbatus) at London Zoo. Photographed by http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Bluemoose in May 2005.

The Bearded Pig or Bornean Bearded Pig (Sus barbatus) is a species of pig. It can be recognized by its prominent beard. It also sometimes has tassels on its tail. It can primarily be found in Southeast Asia???Sumatra, Borneo, the eastern Philippines???where it inhabits rainforests and mangrove forests. The Bearded Pig lives in a family. It can reproduce from the age of 18 months, and can be cross-bred with other species in the family Suidae. There are around 25 member of this species in U.S zoos. San Diego Zoo was the first zoo in The western hemisphere to breed them. The London Zoo is the only U.K zoo to currently house the species.

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Scientific Name: Sus barbatus Müller, 1838
Common Names:
English – Bearded Pig, Western Bearded Pig, Bornean bearded pig
French – Sanglier À Barbe

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