The warts on their face are more prominent on males than females and help to protect their eyes and muzzle when fighting. Warthogs can be found in the savanna or grasslands.

  • Scientific Name: Phacochoerus africanus
  • Range: Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Status in the Wild: Stable
  • Location in the Zoo: West Hoofed Run
  • Cool Animal Fact: Even though they look fierce, they are typically not fighters and will flee danger.