Animal Species

Warthog
Did you know?

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

Sponsors
March 2021 : Martorella Family;
December 2021: Peter, MaryBeth, Andrew & Elizabeth Kroemer;
March 2022: David & Linda Dulabon; For the love of all animals
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