Common Warthog

Phacochoerus africanus

The Common Warthog is also known as the African Lens-Pig. It lives primarily in grasslands, savannas, and woodlands in sub-Saharan Africa. Common Warthog populations are estimated to be about 250,000 wild individuals. There are no current threats to this species.

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