A piglet walking on the grass.

Pig Fun Facts

Have you ever seen a pig enjoying a massage or scratching its back against a tree? Yes, pigs love to do such things and are even as social as human beings.

Read some interesting fund facts on pigs in the fun facts section.

Pig Fun Facts

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An adult pig is known as a boar. Pigs are known for a large snout and a big head. They can eat both animals and plants.
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Pigs are omnivorous animals and belong to the genus “Sus.” Their class is “Mammalia,” and their family is “Suidae.” Pigs are known for a large snout and a big head.
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Pigs are known to use grunts as sounds to communicate with each other. They are also considered intelligent animals and can tolerate harsh temperatures.
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Swine is the name commonly used to refer the domesticated pigs. Pigs are known to be intelligent animals, even more than dogs.
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Pigs have four toes on each foot. However, they only use two of the toes for the purpose of walking. The limbs of pigs of not that advanced and are short in length.
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The nickname of an American football is pigskin. Perhaps it is because the football used to be made from the bladder or tanned skin of a pig.
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Sow is the name used to refer to an adult female pig, while the male ones are called boars. Pigs are social animals and love to form close bonds.
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Pig hair was used to make brushes in earlier times. However, that has now been replaced by nylon. Fat from the abdomen of pigs was also used to make shaving cream.
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In general, domesticated pigs are pink or black in color. Pigs love to play with toys and get massaged.
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Piglet is the name used for juvenile pigs. Adult females are called sows, while adult males are boars.