Red River Hog

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Red River Hog

Potamochoerus porcus
Living in social groups called sounders, red river hogs barrel their way through the forest in search of food using their strong snouts and sharp tusks to bulldoze through the leaf litter and soil, they dig up a dinner of roots, bulbs, other plants and small animals.
Fact file:

Length: 3.5 – 5 ft

Height: 3 – 4.5 ft

Weight: 100 – 290 lbs.

Lifespan: Up to 15 yrs

Habitat: Rainforest, forest and savanna woodland

Diet: Primarily roots and bulbs, some other plant parts and small animals

Current Range: Western and central Africa