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Wild boar

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Wild boar
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Faimily: Suidae
Genus: Sus
Species: S. scrofa
Binomial name
Sus scrofa
Reconstructit range o wild boar (green) an introduced populations (blue). Nae shawn are smawer introduced populations in the Caribbean, New Zealand, sub-Saharan Africae an elsewhaur.[1][2]

Wild boar or wild pig (Sus scrofa) is a species o the pig genus Sus, pairt o the biological faimily Suidae.


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  1. a b Oliver, W. & Leus, K. (2008). "Sus scrofa". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2008. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 6 Mairch 2013. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link) CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.
  2. Kingdon, J. (1997). The Kingdon Guide to African Mammals. Academic Press Limited. ISBN 0-12-408355-2