It looks menacing, but this pig-like grazer mostly uses its tusks for digging and defense.

Scientific Name: Phacochoerus africanus

Age [Sex]: [F]

Collection Date: Jun 1927

Locality: Lake Manyara, Arusha region

Higher Geography: Africa, Tanzania

Collector Name [Number]: F. Walker; K. Walker

Notes: Plus lower jaw. Taxonomy updated as per Mammal Species of the World 3rd Ed.


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