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Warthog
Did you know?

Warthogs wallow in the mud to cool off because they don’t have sweat glands!

Sponsors
Peter, Mary Beth, Andrew and Elizabeth Kroemer; Joyce Grolemund; Hallman Family; Melissa Turner
Habitat
Grasslands and plains near water source
Size
3 ½ to 4 ½ feet in length
Weight
Between 100 and 220 pounds
Lifespan
10 to 12 years
Diet
Grass, roots, bark, berries and sometimes carrion
Reproduction
2 to 4 piglets are born after a gestation of 160 to 170 days
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Threats
Disease, predation and climate extremes