Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Artiodactyla
Family - Suidae
Genus - Sus

Pig

Ratings

The pig was allegedly domesticated as early as 9,000 BC from the wild boar, which is found in the forests of Asia and Europe. The pig was used for meat, leather and the pig hair was often used to make brushes.
Scientific Info
Scientific Name - Sus Scrofa Scrofa
Type - Mammal
Diet - Omnivore
Size - 50-120cm (19.7-47in)
Weight - 30-350kg (66-770lbs)
Top Speed - 17km/h (11mph)
Life Span - 8-15 years
Lifestyle - Herd
Conservation Status - Least Concern
Appearance
Colour - Grey, Pink, Black, Brown, White
Skin Type - Hair
Favourite Food - Roots
Habitat - Forests and grassland
Average Clutch Size - 7
Main Prey - Roots, Seeds, Leaves
Predators - Human, Wolf, Snakes
Distinctive Features - Upturned snout and curly tail

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