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Suidae - hogs, pigs, boars, warthogs

warthogThere are 16 species of domestic and wild animals in this family. They are medium-sized animals with sloping foreheads, barrel-shaped bodies, small eyes, small ears, and lightly furred bodies. They have long, mobile snouts that they use to root for food in the ground. They have a two-chambered stomach and are omnivorous. They are originally from Eurasia and Africa, but today they are found in all parts of the world. Species include: the common warthog, the Vietnam warty pig, the pygmy hog, the wild boar, and the Javan pig.

Endangered in NH Endangered in NH

Threatened in NH Threatened in NH

introduced Introduced

Endangered in the US Endangered in US

Threatened in the US Threatened in US


  New Hampshire Species    North/Central American Species

Feral Pig introduced
Wild Boar introduced