How Fast Can a Pig Run?
A domestic pig can run at speeds of around 11mph which is about 17.7km/h. A wild pig can run at speeds of 30-35mph which is about 48.3-56.3km/h. A domestic pig can weigh around 48-350kg which is about 106-772 pounds. The weights for wild pigs which are also known as feral pigs can be different. A male wild or feral pig can weigh around 91kg which is about 200 pounds. A female wild or feral pig can weigh around 79kg which is about 175 pounds. There have been wild or feral pigs that weighed over 136kg which is about 300 pounds. The body of a domestic pig is around 0.8-1.8 meters long which is about 2.6-5.9 feet long. Wild or feral pigs often interbreed with wild boars which is why their body length tends to vary. As for diet, pigs are omnivores and will eat whatever is available to them. They will usually eat vegetation but will also eat vertebrate and invertebrate animals. Wild pigs are considered an invasive species in the U.S and licensed hunters in many places the U.S are allowed to hunt wild pigs without a permit. When pigs sleep they will usually sleep on their side but have also been known to make nests. The gestation period for a pig is around 114 days. As for lifespan, a domestic pig will live up to around 10 years.
How Fast Can a Wild Boar Run?
A wild boar can run at speeds of 30-35mph which is about 48.3-56.3km/h. As for weight, a wild boar weighs around 52-91kg which is about 115-200 pounds. Wild boars are native to Europe, Africa, and some parts of Asia. The body of a wild boar is around 0.8-2 meters long which is about 2.6-6.6 feet long. Wild boars are around 0.5-1.1 meters tall at the shoulder which is about 1.6-3.6 feet tall. Wild boars are known for having sharp tusks which they use for self defense and digging. As for diet, wild boars are omnivores and will usually eat things fruits, seeds , roots, and other vegetation. They will also eat vertebrate and invertebrate animals. The gestation period for a wild boar is around 114 days. The lifespan for a wild boar is up to around 10 years.