Sulawesi Babirusa

These animals are very good swimmers – they live in tropical rainforest habitat and survive on a diet of fruits, grass, and leaves.

  • Scientific Name: Scientific Name: Babyrousa celebensis
  • Range: Indonesia – Sulawesi, Togian, and Mangole Islands
  • Status in the Wild: Vulnerable
  • Location in the Zoo: Wortham World of Primates
  • Cool Animal Fact: Babirusa means “pig deer.” It is a member of the pig family.