Pygmy Hog

 

Pygmy Hog
 

News: The world's rarest and smallest wild pig species is “extremely susceptible to extinction” from African Swine Fever due to its small populations and limited range.
 

About Pygmy Hog:
* It is one of the very few mammals that build its own home, or nest, complete with a ‘roof’.
* It is an indicator species as its presence reflects the health of its primary habitat, tall and wet grasslands.
* Habitat - It prefers undisturbed patches of grassland dominated by early successional riverine communities, typically comprising dense tall grass intermixed with a wide variety of herbs, shrubs and young trees.
* Currently, the viable population of this pig in the wild is in the Manas Tiger Reserve in Assam.
* IUCN Red List - Critically Endangered
* Wildlife Protection Act, 1972: Schedule I

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