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Fast Facts:

  • An adult pot-bellied pig weighs about 60 pounds.

  • This type of pig gets its name because an adult’s belly is very round and comes close to touching the ground.

Pot-Bellied Pig

Scientific Name Sus scrofa domesticus
Status The pot-bellied pig is a domesticated animal, so populations are considered stable.
Range As the name suggests, pot-bellied pigs are originally from Vietnam. Pot-bellied pigs are now found all over the world as pets.
Habitat open woodlands
Diet In the wild, pigs are omnivores. They eat many things, including roots, plants and insects.
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Special Features

Pigs are considered to be the smartest of all farm animals.

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