Potamochoerus porcus - definition of Potamochoerus porcus by The Free Dictionary
red river hog (redirected from Potamochoerus porcus)
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red river hog
A wild pig (Potamochoerus porcus) of central and western Africa, having a red coat with a white mane and long tufts of hair on the ears, and inhabiting thickets and swamps.
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emini 45 29 74 Thryonomys swinderianus 184 112 296 Atherurus africanus 27 31 58 Philantomba walteri 18 11 29 Tragelaphus scriptus 14 15 29 Tragelaphus spekei 11 17 28 Hymenoschus aquaticus 4 7 11 Neotragus batesi 10 3 13 Potamochoerus porcus
6 8 14 Viverra civetta 16 11 27 Genetta sp.
One study by Solounias & Semprebon (2002) used different methods than those employed in the current study to view and compute the microwear of two browsing suids, Hylochoerus meinertzhageni (the giant forest hog) and Potamochoerus porcus
(the African bush pig).
Observations on the ecology and biology of the bushpig Potamochoerus porcus