Definition of bush pig in English:

bush pig

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(also African bush pig)


  • A wild pig that is native to the forests and savannahs of Africa and Madagascar. Also called red river hog.
    • Potamochoerus porcus, family Suidae
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    • In addition to its star gorillas, Bwindi is host to elephant, bush pig, giant forest hog and over 300 species of birds including rare forest birds.
    • Certain prey like bush pig and warthog, with their razor-sharp tusks, are handled differently from the horned and kicking antelopes.
    • Perhaps it was a bush pig that would grunt and snuffle away when it spotted her.

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