Living in social groups called sounders, red river hogs barrel their way through the forest in search of food. Using their strong snouts and sharp tusks to bulldoze through the leaf litter and soil, they dig up a dinner of roots, bulbs, other plants and small animals.
Where to see them: Wildlife Canyon
Length: 3.5 to 5 ft
Height: 3 to 4.5 ft
Weight: 100 to 290 lbs
Lifespan: Up to 15 yrs
Habitat: Rainforest, forest and savanna woodland
Diet: Primarily roots and bulbs, some other plant parts and small animals
Pin-striped Piglets:A striped coat that will fade with age hides young hogs as they rest in a secluded nest.