North African boar

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North African boar
Annual report - New York Zoological Society (1920) (Sus scrofa algira).jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Suidae
Genus: Sus
Species: S. scrofa
Subspecies: S. s. algira
Trinomial name
Sus scrofa algira
Loche, 1867
Synonyms

The North African boar (Sus scrofa algira) is a smaller subspecies of wild boar native to North Africa including Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. It is a prey animal for predators such as striped hyenas, African leopards and Barbary lions.


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