Forest hog (Hylochoerus meinertzhageni)

Also known as: Giant forest hog, western forest hog
  
French: Hylochère
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCetartiodactyla
FamilySuidae
GenusHylochoerus (1)

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

Subspecies Hylochoerus meinertzhageni ivoriensis, H. m. rimator and H. m. meinertzhageni (the true giant forest hog) (1).

Information on the forest hog is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

  1. IUCN Red List (October, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/