Red river hog.

Red River Hog


Red river hogs and red haired pigs from Africa.

Red river hog.

Red river hog (Potamochoerus porcus) in the Toronto Zoo.

I took these pictures in the Toronto Zoo inside the African Rainforest Pavilion, although they are sometimes displayed outside (where the warthogs were when I took their pictures).

Red river hog.

Red river hog in a somewhat better lighting.

Red river hogs eat like pigs (that is everything that can overpower) and do well in the wild.

Red river hogs have excellent senses, particularly their hearing is very good — those long ears are useful for something.

Further Readings:

Red river hog on ARKIVE.
Red river hog on the Toronto Zoo website.
Last updated: July 3, 2014

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