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Babirusa

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Babirusa | The Weird Pig of Indonesia

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This Wild Pig Has Fangs That Can Pierce Its Own Skull

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The Bizarre "Pig Deer" | Wild Indonesia

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Fooled by Nature - Babirusa Pig Teeth

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BABIRUSA - ABOMINATION [OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO] (2020) SW EXCLUSIVE

The babirusas, also called deer-pigs are a genus, Babyrousa, in the swine family found in Wallacea, or specifically the Indonesian islands of Sulawesi, Togian, Sula and Buru. All members of this genus were considered part of a single species until 2002, the babirusa, B. babyrussa, but following the split into several species, this scientific name is restricted to the Buru babirusa from Buru and Sula, whereas the best-known species, the north Sulawesi babirusa, is named B. celebensis. The remarkable "prehistoric" appearance of these mammals is largely due to the prominent upwards incurving canine tusks of the males, which actually pierce the flesh in the snout.
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