Species: Javan warty pig; Eurasian wild boar
Start date: 2017
Major partners: Prof. Gono Semiadi, Ir Wirdateti MSc, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Bogor; Inge Tielen MSc, Bertie Ferns MSc, Cikananga Wildlife Center; Nursyamsi Sub Section BKSDA Bawean Island, Arkam Local Conservationist Bawean Island; Dr. Scott Wilson, Head of Field Programmes, Chester Zoo; Dr. Johanna Rode-Margono, Stiftung Artenschutz; Dr. Alain M. Frantz, National Museum of Natural History Luxembourg
Summary: This project aims to detect and protect the last endemic populations of endangered suids in Indonesia. Activities include telemetry and camera trapping; population genetics and taxonomy; skill improvement for local counterparts; and creating an attitude of the local population, that will secure the survival of endangered suids in the long term.
WPSG Member contact: Frank Drygala