Dog Breeds

Wild Boar

Wild Boar Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum of Wild Boar: Chordata
Class of Wild Boar: Mammalia
Wild Boar Order: Artiodactyla
Family of Wild Boar: Suidae
Genus of Wild Boar: Sus
Wild Boar Scientific Name: Sus scrofa
Common Name: Wild Boar
Other Name(s): Wild Pig, Wild Hog, Boar
Group: Mammal
Number Of Species: 4
Location: Throughout Europe and Asia
Habitat of Wild Boar: Deciduous broad-leaf forests
Wild Boar Colours: Brown, Red, Black, Grey
Skin Wild Boar Type: Fur
Size (H): 55cm – 100cm (21.6in – 39.3in)
Wild Boar Weight: 80kg – 175kg (176lbs – 386lbs)
Top Speed of Wild Boar: 48kph (30mph)
Diet of Wild Boar: Omnivore
Prey: Berries, Roots, Worms
Predators of Wild Boar: Tiger, Wolves, Humans
Wild Boar Lifestyle: Nocturnal
Group Behaviour: Sounder
Life Span of Wild Boar: 15 – 20 years
Age Of Sexual Maturity: 7 – 10 months
Gestation Period: 3 – 4 months
Average Litter Wild Boar Size: 5
Name Of Young: Piglet
Age Of Weaning: 2 – 3 months
Wild Boar Conservation Status: Least Concern
Estimated Population Wild Boar Size: Sustainable
Biggest Threat: Habitat loss
Most Distinctive Feature: Long, hard and straight snout
Fun Fact: Males have a top tusk to sharpen the bottom one!


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