Sinonimi: babiroussa | babirussa | Babyrousa Babyrussa
Indonesian wild pig with enormous curved canine teeth; SYN. babiroussa, babirussa, Babyrousa Babyrussa.
Wild pig Babirousa babyrussa, becoming increasingly rare, found in the moist forests and by the water of Sulawesi, Buru, and nearby Indonesian islands. The male has large upper tusks which grow upward through the skin of the snout and curve back toward the forehead. The babirusa is up to 80 cm/2.5 ft at the shoulder. It is nocturnal, and swims well.