Lolldaiga Hills Logo

Bushpig

Bushpig (Potamochoerus larvatus)

Altitude range:  1900 – 2200 m  Cam9 - Bushpig small 
Main habitats:  Forest
Percentage of Lolldaiga used:  10 – 20%
Group size:  1 – 5
Abundance as of May 2015:  75 – 150 individuals 

Other information:  Nocturnal and extremely secretive.  Difficult to assess distribution and abundance.  Most common in riverine forest along the Timau River at the southern border of Lolldaiga.

DeJong & Butynski - LHL - Bushpig

Distribution maps prepared by the Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme; Yvonne de Jong, Tom Butynski, Julius Mathiu, Mike Roberts, Paul Benson, and Johnson Parkenga.