Pig

DOMESTIC PIG

Sus scrofa domesticus

  • Native to: Pigs originated from the Eurasian and African continents.
  • Diet: Pig are omnivores and enjoy a variety of foods.
  • Lifespan: 5-20 years depending on the species.
  • IUCN Status: Domesticated.
  • Fun Facts: They typically spend a long time foraging for food and a lot of their day sleeping.They are very intelligent animals and can be trained to do certain tasks. A mature male pig is called a Boar, a mature female pig is called a Sow and a baby pig is called a Piglet.  A group of domestic pigs are called a Drift.

 

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September 2, 2014

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