Pigs

 

 

 

  1. Pigs’ scientific name is Sus.
  2. They live for 8 years.
  3. A baby pig is called a piglet or a shoat or a farrow.
  4. A male pig is called boar. And a female pig is called a sow.
  5. Pigs are actually clean animals.
  6. At birth, piglets can weigh 2.5 pounds. That’s heavy for a little thing.
  7. A fully grown pig can weigh between 300 and 700 pounds!
  8. Pigs have very poor eyesight.
  9. They are smarter than dogs. So the next time you see a pig, call it a genius. 😉
  10. Pigs are omnivores, just like humans. They eat plants and meat. I wonder if they like bacon.
  11. A pigs snout is significant for finding food in the ground and for exploring things around them.
  12. Pigs have a very good sense of smell. Kind of like a dog.
  13. Around 2 billion pigs live on planet earth.
  14. In farms, people kill the pigs for meat, lard, leather, glue, fertilizer, and a variety of medicines.
  15. Some people have pet pigs. I hope they don’t fry them and eat them.
  16. Wild pigs, also known as wild boars, are hunted in the wild.
  17. In some parts of the earth, wild boars are tigers’ dinner.
  18. Feral pigs that have been introduced to new places can be a threat to the local ecosystem.
  19. Pigs can give a variety of illnesses to people. Don’t go too close to a pig.
  20. Like their body size, pigs have small lungs.

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