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Wild Boar

Introduction
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Indian Wild Boar is also well known to be a wild Pig resembling the domestic pig in the country region.

Wild Boar belongs to the Kingdom Animalia and Phylum Chordata, biological name to be called as Sus Scrofa Cristatus and belonging to family Suidae.

Indian wild boar is almost seen in most of the Wild life Protection sanctuaries. The quick classification of the Indian Boar is as below,

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Artiodactyla
Family Suidae
Genus Sus
Species Sus Scrofa

Physical Structure

Indian Wild Boar having the similar Pig-like features weighs around 100 kgs by average and even some of its species would range a weight of around 225 kgs. Elongated canines are the significant difference between a Wild Boar and that of a domestic pig, and that grows upward. Spine-like hairs spread over its coat. An average measure for an Indian Wild Boar would be ranging 80 to 90 cms, and it has short legs.
The skin shows a Grayish Black colored hard and rough structure, and that coat protects it from most of its hurts affecting the species. Sensitivity of smelling through nose is more compared with other sensitive wild animals, while the same has eye sight and hearing capability at an average level. And it has a small and straight tail.


Wildlife Sanctuaries

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