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Babyrousa babyrussa
Moluccan babirusa
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Literature Cited

CITES (Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna). (2017). Appendix I, II, and III as adopted by the Conference of the Parties, valid from 4 October 2017. Available online at the CITES website.

Groves, C.P. (1980). Notes on the systematics of Babyrousa (Artiodactyla, Suidae). Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) 55(3): 29-46.

Macdonald, A.A., Burton, J. & Leus, K. (2008). Babyrousa babyrussa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: .T2461A9441445. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T2461A9441445.enDownloaded on 09 January 2018.

MacKinnon, J. (1981). The structure and function of the tusks of babirusa. Mammal Review 11(1): 37-40.

Meijaard, E., and Groves, C.P. (2002). Upgrading three subspecies of babirusa (Babyrousa spp) to full species level. Asian Wild Pig News 2(2): 33-39.

Meijaard, E.M., Meijaard, E., Macdonald, A.A., and Leus, K. (2016). First observations on Moluccan Babirusa (Babyrousa babirussa). A translation from a recently rediscovered 1770 book that describes the babirusa on Buru Island. Suiform Soundings 15(1): 16-19.

Tjiu, B., and Macdonald, A.A. (2016). Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) on Buru island. Suiform Soundings 15(1): 20-26.

Tomie, D., and Persulessy, Y. (1996). Babi Rusa di Pulau Buru. Email sent to John MacDougall 23 September 1996. Originally published at http://www.hamline.edu/apakabar/basisdata/1996/09/23/0098.html

Additional Resources

*Eaton, J.D., and Hutchinson, R.O. (2015). Surveys on Buru and Taliabu fail to reveal sign of babirusa. Suiform Soundings 14(1): 27.

Meijaard, E., and Groves, C.P. (2002). Proposal for taxonomic changes within the genus Babyrousa. Asian Wild Pig News 2(1): 9-10.

Sheherazade, Hesdianti E and Indrawan M. (2017). Moluccan Babirusa Babyrousa babyrussa (Linnaeus, 1758). Pp. 70-75 in Melletti, M., and Meijaard, E. (eds). Ecology, Conservation, and Management of Wild Pigs and Peccaries. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

Verbelen, F. (2003). Short communication: Babirusa sightings on Taliabu and Buru. Asian Wild Pig News 3: 13.

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