Philippine Warty Pig or Sus philippensis is endemic to the country which are remote forest dwellers. They are included in the IUCN Red list as Vulnerable because of its declining population caused by over-hunting, habitat loss and hybridization. For this episode, Aurora State College of Technology (ASCOT) explains these threats so more people will be informed on the importance of Philippine Warty Pig to the ecosystem.
This episode is produced by the Institute of Environmental Governance in PalSU; Written and directed by: BIanca Joy Tallafer, Diana ROse De Mesa and Anne Claudine Dayo.
Wildlife Philippines is an initiative under the Partnership for Biodiversity Conservation 3 of Tanggol Kalikasan and is being supported by the USAID and the US DOI-ITAP.