Miniature pig – Карельский зоопарк

Miniature pig

Class: Mammals

Order: Artiodactyla

Family: Suidae

Weight: 10-30 kg

Height: up to 50 cm at the shoulder

Body length: up to 120 cm

Color: black, red, sandy, marbled, tiger, mixed

Breeding season: November – January

Gestation period: about 18 weeks

Lifespan: 10-15 years

Diet: miniature pigs are omnivores, so their diet may include both animal and plant-based products.

Did you know?

  • Miniature pigs can be kept even by those who have allergies to the fur of domestic animals. There is no allergy to the bristles of miniature pigs.
  • Thanks to their intelligence, pigs are very trainable. A pig living in an apartment can easily be taught to use a litter box.
  • Miniature pigs do not sweat. Therefore, there is no odor from them.
  • Pigs love to express their emotions. Their eyes constantly change expression, and if you scratch their back or belly, pigs will roll their eyes with pleasure. Pigs love attention, so it’s important to set boundaries for them in time.