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The Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa)
The babirusa is known only from Sulawesi (B. b. celebensis), some of the Togian Islands (B. b. togeanensis), the Sula Islands and Buru (B. b. babyrussa). Two extinct forms, one fossil and one recent (B. b. bolabatuensis), ...
The Bearded Pig (Sus barbatus)
Status categories 2-3 - the nominate subspecies from Borneo, S. b. barbatus, is still widespread but declining in numbers; the western subspecies from Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra, S. b. oi, and the eastern subspecies ...
Notes on the behaviour of Sulawesi Warty pigs (Sus celebensis) in North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
(Malaysian Nature Society, 1996)
The behavior of 13 groups of Sulawesi pigs was observed and filmed at a 'salt-lick' and a wallow in Northern Sulawesi, Indonesia. The group size ranged from one to six animals. In proportion to the reported population size ...
Comparative anatomy, physiology and ecology of pregnancy and lactation in wild pigs: a review.
(Filander; Fürth, 2000)
The nutritional requirements of animals during pregnancy and lactation differ from the requirements of the growing animal, or the non-pregnant adult, as revealed by studies of the domestic species. However, relatively ...
The longevity legacy: the problem of old animals in zoos
Zoos once demonstrated their skill in keeping wild mammals in captivity by longevity records. However, as our knowledge of animal husbandry in zoos has increased and breeding in most species has become commonplace, so the ...
Group Structure and Behaviour of Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) in Northern Sulawesi
(CSIRO publishing, 1995)
Studies were carried out at two ‘salt-licks’ in lowland tropical forest on North Sulawesi, Indonesia. During 60 days of observation 586 sightings of babirusa were made comprising 161 of adult males, 155 of adult females, ...
The Sulawesi Warty Pig (Sus celebensis)
S. celebensis is a medium sized pig which is common in north, central and eastern Sulawesi, but it is now scarce in south Sulawesi and may be extinct on nearby Selayar Island, both of which areas have been largely deforested. ...
Veterinary studies and captive propagation.
(Filander: Furth, 1995)
Veterinarians have been associated with the care of zoo animals either directly or as an adjunct to their normal veterinary pratice for a number of years
Scanning Electron Microscopy of the Microcotyledonary Placenta of the Horse (Equus caballus) in the Latter Half of Gestation
(Elsevier/ Harcourt Publishers Ltd, 2000)
Scanning electron microscopy was used to examine the microstructure of the maternal and fetal placenta from 25 pregnant ponies (Equus caballus) throughout the second half of gestation. Samples of placenta, 2–6 cm2in area, ...
Behaviour of the babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) with suggestions for husbandry.
The babirusa is a remarkable pig, endemic on the Indonesian islands of Sulawesi, Buru and the smaller Sula and Togian islands. The single species of the genus is divisable into three living subspecies: Babyrousa babyrussa ...