Giant Forest Hog Skull

Hylochoerus meinertzhageni., The giant forest hog, native to forests of equatorial Africa, was not known to taxonomists until the early 1900’s. This large swine feeds on a variety of plant material as well as insects, grubs and sometimes carrion. Little is known about this species due to it inhabiting areas not populated by humans.

*Specifications: CLASS: Mammalia ORDER: Artiodactyla FAMILY: Suidae Origin: Africa

*Skull Length: 48 cm (18.9 in)

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