Common warthog or warthog

Common warthog or warthog

Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Suidae
Subfamily : Phacochoerinae
Species : Phacochoerus africanus


The Common warthog, warthog is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the common warthog or warthog
The females are called 'sow' and males 'boar'. A common warthog or warthog group is called a 'drift or herd'.
Some facts about the
Wart hog

Adult weight : 100 kg (220 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 21 years

Female maturity :578 days

Male maturity : 578 days

Gestation : 164 days

Weaning : 84 days

Litter size : 3

Litters per year : 2

Interval between litters : 426 days

Weight at birth : 0.66 kg (1.452 lbs)

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Facts about the common warthog or warthog

--WarthogScientificclassificationKingdom:AnimaliaPhylum:ChordataClass:MammaliaOrder:ArtiodactylaFamily:SuidaeGenus:PhacochoerusSpecies:aethiopicusBinomialnamePhacochoerus africanus(Pallas, 1766)The Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) is a wild member of the pigfamily that lives in the plains and open woodlands of Africa.

Just by looking at their large snouts, you can imagine how good of a sniffer the warthog is.

The Warthog is a medium sized, armored infantry fighting vehicle.

The warthog is a unique design as Titans go.

The warthog is renowned for its courage and ferocity in defending it s family.

The warthog Phacochoerus africanus is now relatively widespread, but has 3 distinct clades equivalent to subspecies, and with low divergence within each one [87].

Warthog or Phacochoerus africanus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

The Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) is a wild member of the pig family that lives in the plains and open woodlands of Africa. (Wiki)

From Wikispecies The Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) is a wild member of the pig (Wiki)

Warthog: The warthog is a wild hog found in Africa. (Full text)

The Warthog is known for its rugged, nearly indestructable design and puma-like agility, though Marines note it is prone to fishtailing at high speeds. (Full text)

TAXONOMIC NOTES AND ETYMOLOGYTaxonomic classificationBack to top ¤Common warthog is classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Mammalia,order Artiodactyla, suborder Suiformes, family Suidae, subfamily Phacochoerinae, genus Phacochoerus, species Africanus, subspecies [(1) Africanus (2) Aeliani (3) Massaicus (4) Sundevallii]. (Full text)

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