Habitat: Forests, savannas and swamps
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.