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Warthog

Phacochoerus africanus

Warthog, Phacochoerus africanus, photo © by Michael Plagens

Photographed at Amboseli National Park in Kenya. March 2011.

This robust pig inhabits open country such as grasslands and savannas. The long sharp tusks are a strong defense against many predators.

Suidae -- Pig Family

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Copyright Michael J. Plagens, 2010
Updated: 23 July 2011