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Warthog Fight - Hormones and Territory A pair of Warthog boars fight it out over territorial and dominance rights.  Weighing in at around 80 kg (approx. 170 lbs), these guys can have a severe impact.   Namibia,Phacochoerus africanus,Warthog,beautiful,boar,dominance,fight,hardy,hog,icon,inspire,interesting,magnificent,majestic,pig,snout,territorial,tough,tusks,wild Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Warthog Fight - Hormones and Territory

A pair of Warthog boars fight it out over territorial and dominance rights. Weighing in at around 80 kg (approx. 170 lbs), these guys can have a severe impact.

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  1. Awesome behavioral photo! Posted 4 years ago
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The warthog or common warthog is a wild member of the pig family found in grassland, savanna, and woodland in sub-Saharan Africa. In the past, it was commonly treated as a subspecies of ''P. aethiopicus'', but today that scientific name is restricted to the desert warthog of northern Kenya, Somalia, and eastern Ethiopia.

The common name comes from the four large, wart-like protrusions found on the head of the warthog, which serve as a fat reserve and are used for defense when males fight... more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Jan 3, 2015. Captured Apr 8, 2013 17:22 in D2874, Namibia.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • f/7.1
  • 1/664s
  • ISO1000
  • 200mm