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Wart hog, specimen measurement chart and photograph, for use in Ostrich - Wart Hog group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

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Wart hog, specimen measurement chart and photograph, for use in Ostrich - Wart Hog group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

1928-07-30

Mixed media

Mixed media

15 x 9.75 in

Ostrich - Wart Hog Group

Wart Hog; Africa; Wart Hog; Cat. No. 85157; Field No 15; July 30, 1928; J.L.C.; C.C. Exp.; The babirusa is the most nearly hairless of the wild pigs, but its chief characteristic is the upper tusks which, instead of emerging from the side of the jaw, protrude from the top at about the middle of the face. In old specimens they curve until they are useless as weapons; stamped: "James L. Clark American Museum of Natural History New York"

Africa

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AMNH Library authority record: Akeley Hall of African Mammals

American Museum of Natural History Research Library

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Carlisle-Clark African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1928)

American Museum of Natural History

Collection

Citation

Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 (artist), “Wart hog, specimen measurement chart and photograph, for use in Ostrich - Wart Hog group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed January 23, 2020, https://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/items/show/8079.