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Young wild boar.jpg

The wild boar (sus scrofa) is an animal that lives wild, usually in the woods. It has a rough, bristly coat. It uses its two tusks to dig for its food. It is omnivorous.

Scientific denomination and classification[edit | edit source]

The scientific denomination of this animal is sus scrofa. This animal is part of the pig family.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

It eats everything because it is omnivorous. Its favorite food is apples and roots.

Habitat[edit | edit source]

European boars are typical inhabitants of the wood

 Evolution[edit | edit source]

Its presence in fables and legends[edit | edit source]

A young wild boar in his environment.jpg

In art[edit | edit source]

The boar is present in art on rocks in the prehistoric period.

Painting of a boar, seen in Altamira

(Other details)[edit | edit source]

The wild boar can also be hunted

References[edit | edit source]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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