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The Palawan bearded pig ( Sus ahoenobarbus ) is a species of in the pig genus ( Sus ) endemic to the Philippines , where it can only be found on the archipelago of islands formed by Balabac , Palawan , and the Calamian Islands . They are 1 to 1.6 metres (3.3 to 5.2 ft) in length, about 1 metre (3.3 ft) tall and weigh up to 150 kilograms (330 lb).[3]


Until recently, it was considered a subspecies of the Bornean bearded pig ( Sus barbatus ), but at least under the phylogenetic species concept , it must be classified as a separate species. For its treatment under other (and more widely used) species concepts , more study is required, but the presently available information seems to argue for full species status in any case.[3]