Project Description

Pot-Bellied Pig

Sus scrofa

Animal Class: Mammals

Height: 14-18 inches

Weight: Up to 150 pounds

Lifespan: 10-20 years

Diet: Omnivore; includes grasses, eggs, frogs, snakes, and fish

Habitat: Inhabits open woodlands in Southeast Asia

Description: The pot-bellied pig has black skin with scarce hair, short erect ears and a short snout. It also has a sagging abdomen and the very loose skin gives a wrinkled appearance. A true pot-bellied pig has a straight tail that attaches high on the rump. If the tails curls at all, this is a sign of cross breeding.

Our Animals: Ziggy