bush pig

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bush pig

Portamochoerus porcus, an animal similar to wild boar with a long snout, pointed ears, big bristles and a mane.
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While there are other Red River hogs living in the zoo, Nicole is the only bongo, and she is among the last of her kind.
It is feared that three other red river hog piglets could be put to sleep.
The park has also added a pair of Red River hogs in its walk around area, and this will also be the first full season for Knowsley's pack of 12 endangered African hunting dogs.
Other popular attractions inclued two Red River Hogs, 10 lion cubs and a new woodland walk.
Rodrigues bats, bush dogs, spectacled bears, bongos, ring-tailed lemurs, capybaras, coatis, chimpanzees, Asian elephants, giraffes, jaguars, lions, meerkats, spider monkeys, orang-utans, penguins, marmots, pudus, red pandas, red river hogs, Californian sealions, black rhinos, tamarins, tapirs, tigers, Galapagos tortoise, Grevys zebras
This year is expected to be even better with new animal attractions including red river hogs and regular bird of prey displays from the beginning of April.
As well as the primates, the jungle is filled to bursting with other species of wildlife - antelopes, waterbucks, buffalo and herds of hartebeast, red river hogs and giant forest hogs, civets, leopards, pangolins and porcupines, aardvarks and hippopotamuses.
But then she whispered that there was a wildlife paradise awaiting where buffalo roam, red river hogs congregate and elephants and gorillas gather to feed upon the mineral rich mud.
Other new attractions planned for 2004 include an exhibit called Miniature Monkeys, a new home for the Red River hogs and the opening of a macaw forest zone.
Chester Zoo notched up a first with the birth of two Red River Hogs.
The beaches of Gabon's Petit Luango National Park are crowded with forest elephants, red river hogs and even buffalo.
There are new homes for the blue-throated macaws as well as the Red River hogs.

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