Oliver's warty pig

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Oliver's warty pig
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Suidae
Genus: Sus
S. oliveri
Binomial name
Sus oliveri
Groves, 1997

Oliver's warty pig or Mindoro warty pig (Sus oliveri) is a small species in the pig genus (Sus) which can only be found on the island of Mindoro in the central Philippines. This species previously treated to be a subspecies of S. philippensis, was shown to be morphologically and genetically different.[2][3][4]

This species is heavily hunted and is extremely rare.

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  1. ^ Schütz, E. (2016). "Sus oliveri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T136340A44142784. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T136340A44142784.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. ^ Grubb, P. 2005. "Order Artiodactyla". pp. 637–722 in Wilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. 3rd ed.
  3. ^ Groves, C.P. (1997). "Taxonomy of wild pigs (Sus) of the Philippines" (PDF). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 120 (2): 163–191. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1997.tb01277.x. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-06.
  4. ^ Lucchini, V.; Meijaard, E.; Diong, C. H.; Groves, C. P. & Randi, E. (2005). "New phylogenetic perspectives among species of South-east Asian wild pig (Sus sp.) based on mtDNA sequences and morphometric data". Journal of Zoology. 266: 25–35. doi:10.1017/S0952836905006588.

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