Domestic pig

Pig, Sow, Domestic Pig, Livestock, Happy Pig, Farm

Facts

  • 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.
Pot Bellied Pig, Pig, Piglet, Young Animal, Sow

INFO:

COMMON NAME: Domestic Pig

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Sus scrofa domesticus

TYPE: Mammals

DIET: Omnivore

AVERAGE LIFE SPAN: 15 to 20 years

Piglet, Sleep, Pig, Farm, Relaxed

Chipmunk

Chipmunk, Eating, Log, Ground, Furry, Furry Tail, Cute

Facts:

  • North America is home to 21 chipmunk species.
  • Chipmunks need 15 hours of sleep each day.
  • One Chipmunk can gather up to 165 acorns in a day.
  • A group of chipmunks is called a scurry.
  • Chipmunks are closely related to squirrels.

INFO:

COMMON NAME: Chipmunks

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Tamias

TYPE: Mammals

DIET: Omnivore

AVERAGE LIFE SPAN IN THE WILD: 2 to 3 years

SIZE: 4 to 7 inches; tail: 3 to 5 inches

WEIGHT: 1 to 5 ounces

SIZE RELATIVE TO A TEACUP:

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