Vietnamese Pot-bellied Pig – Карельский зоопарк

Vietnamese Pot-bellied Pig

Class: Mammals

Order: Artiodactyla

Family: Suidae

Weight: 75-80 kg

Height: 50 cm

Body Length: 1 meter or more

Coloration: Usually black, sometimes brownish, and occasionally with white patches.

Age of sexual maturity: 4-6 months

Gestation period: 3.5-4 months

Lifespan: 30 years

Habitat: Widely spread across Canada, Southeast Asia, Hungary, Ukraine, and Romania.

Diet: Greens, hay, vegetable supplements, grains.

Did You Know?

  • Due to their social nature, friendly disposition, and relatively small size, pot-bellied pigs have become popular as pets worldwide in recent years.
  • Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs are not affected by common swine diseases, so they do not require vaccinations.
  • These animals can remember which foods harmed them and pass this knowledge genetically to their offspring.
  • They have no unpleasant odor.