IUCN threat status:

Critically Endangered (CR)

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Biology

Very little is known about the natural ecology of the Visayan warty pig and few behavioural studies have occurred in the wild (4). These pigs are usually found in groups of 4 to 5 individuals although larger groups and solitary males have also been observed (2). Piglets are born in the dry season that runs from January to March; sows produce an unusually small litter of 1 - 3 piglets (3)(4), and these young have a particularly slow growth rate (4).    Visayan warty pigs feed on a wide variety of forest fruits, roots and tubers, but will also emerge from the forest to plunder cultivated vegetable and cereal crops (6).

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