[Potamochoerus porcus]
  Habitat: Forests, savannas and swamps
  Length: 3.3-5'
  Weight: Up to 265 lbs
  Average Lifespan: 20 years
  Gestation Period:
120-127 days
  Number of Young: 1-8 (3-4 typical)
  Conservation Status: Least Concern

  



   -  "Sounders" typically contain 2-15 females and young attended by a male.
   -  Rest in self-dug burrows during the day.
   -  Red river hogs have excellent hearing and can even detect the underground movement of an earthworm.
   -  Red river hogs are fast runners and good swimmers.

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