Babirusa

The Buru Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa), also known as the Golden Babirusa or Hairy Babirusa, is a pig-like animal native to Buru and the Sula Islands in Indonesia.

Traditionally, this relatively small species included the other babirusas as subspecies, but it has been recommended treating them as separate species based on differences in their morphology. As also suggested by its alternative common names, the Buru Babirusa has relatively long, thick body-hair – a feature not shared by the other extant babirusas.

Babirusa
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