Hog, Guinea

Hog, Guinea

Sus scrofus

Vital Statistics

Height:

12 - 20 inches

Weight:

150 - 300 lbs

Diet:

Fresh vegetables (sweet potatoes, carrots, broccoli, lettuce) and mixed fruits, mini-pig chow

Conservation:

Status:

Geographic Region

Originated along the Guinea coast of Africa and imported to England, France, and Spain in the 18th century, and to U.S. in 1804

At The Zoo

ALEX AND ANI Farmyard

Did You Know?

Wallowing in mud or water helps them to maintain a comfortable temperature. Mud also protects the skin from sun and insects.