Animal Species

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
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