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Warthogs are omnivorous swines that are closely related to pigs, boars, and hogs.
The warthog is a durable animal. Males weigh 20-50 pounds more than females, but both are distinguished by their disproportionately large heads and “warts” which are protective pads that appear on both sides of the head.
The warthog's large tusks are unusual: The two upper ones emerge from the sides of the snout to form a semicircle; the lower tusks at the base of the uppers are worn to a sharp cutting edge. Prick-like bristles cover the warthog's body, although longer bristles form a mane from the top of the head down the spine to the middle of the back. The long tail ends with a tuft of bristles. The warthog characteristically carries its tail upright when it runs like a tiny flag.
Appearances in Fanfiction
Here are all the fanfictions that this animal makes an appearance in that are on this wiki. If your fanfiction includes warthogs, add it to this list.
- The Lion Guard: A Celebration to Remember
- The Lion Guard: Defending The Pridelands
- The Lion Guard: Another Kupatana Celebration
- The Lion Guard: Celebrating Kupatana
- The Lion Guard: Wisdom Of The Ancestors
- The Lion Guard: Matembo's Concert
- The Lion Guard: A Marvelous Performance
- The Lion Guard: Finally Reunited
- The Lion Guard: Timon and Pumbaa's Pride
- The Lion Guard: Timon and Pumbaa's Faith
- The Dark Roar Rises
- The Lion King: Simba's Kingdom
- The Dark Roar Returns
- A Great Calling
- The Lion King: The Legend of Simba
- The Lion Guard: The Legend Begins Anew
- The Lion Guard: The Good Jackal
- Like Water and Rain
- The Lion King IV: Subira's Beginning
- The Lion King VI: The Great Pride Migration
- The Lion King IV: Zira's Revenge
- The Lion King V: Scar's Kingdom
- Timon And Pumbaa Meet Penguins of Madagascar
- Lion King and Happy Feet: A Pride Tale
- The Lion King 2½: Timon's Colony
- The Story of The Lion Guard
- Living With Royalty
- To Save A Princess
- The Future Queen
Warthogs on this Wikia
All warthogs on this wiki can be found here.
- Warthogs eat meat, something considered when the designers for Timon and Pumbaa decided to put the two together, stating they "took some great measures" to make their friendship work.
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