The warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) is a type of wild pig that lives in Africa. They roam the savanna during the day and sleep in burrows during the night. Lions, cheetahs, wild dogs, and hyenas are the hog's predators, but adults are able to use their tusks in defense.
The Warthog In Popular Culture
- The Warthog is the nickname of the A10 Thunderbolt II strike aircraft
- The Warthog, Puumba was a major character from Disney's animated film The Lion King