- There are around 2 billion pigs in the world.
- In Denmark there are twice as many pigs as people.
- Pigs have four toes on each foot but they only walk on two.
- An adult pig can run eleven mph.
- Pigs have 15,000 taste buds. Humans have 9,000.
- Pigs drink up to 14 gallons of water every day.
- Pigs prefer water to mud.
- Pigs can’t sweat.
COMMON NAME: Domestic Pig
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Sus scrofa domesticus
AVERAGE LIFE SPAN: 15 to 20 years