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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), ...
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 ...
Feeding babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) in captivity.
(Filander; Fürth, 2000)
This paper reviews the available information on stomach anatomy, digestion, foraging behaviour and diet of wild and captive babirusa. Based on this information, suggestions for changes in the diet of captive babirusa are ...
Immunohistochemical study on the distribution of endocrine cells in the gastrointestinal tract of the babirusa, Babyrousa babyrussa (Suidae).
The distribution and relative frequency of endocrine cells in the gastointestinal tract of the babirussa were studied immuno-histochemically using the avidin-biotin-peroxidase complex method.
Analyses of diets fed to Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) in captivity with respect to their nutritional requirements.
(Gran Paradiso National Park, 2005)
Although very little is known about the diet of Babirusa in the wild, they have been successfully kept in captivity in zoos around the world for 200 years. Studies have shown that the anatomy of their digestive tract ...
Creating a public understanding of the biology of the Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) within a caring zoo environment.
(Gran Paradiso National Park., 1995)
Studies of the anatomy, behaviour, physiology, and veterinary medicine of the babirusa have contributed to our understanding of the biology of the animal. The first part of this paper seeks to illustrate by means of ...
Light and electron microscopy of the cardiac gland region of the stomach of the babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa – Suidae, Mammalia).
Previous studies have indicated that the gross anatomical structure of the stomach of the babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) differs markedly from that of all other pigs. This light and scanning electron microscopic study ...
The Conservation of the Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa)
(Institut Pertanian Bogor, 2005-09-20)
The babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) is believed to be the most distinct pig genus in the world. For example, among a number of unique anatomical characteristics, it is the only mammal with vertically growing canine teeth. ...
Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) on Buru island
The first description of Babirusa on the [Indonesian] island of Buru may be found in a letter written in 1584 by Fr. Bernardino Ferrari describing the wildlife on Buru. In his own words: ‘È l’isola del Burro molto fertile ...