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Can pigs digest teeth?

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Pigs cannot digest human or animal teeth. Human bones can be digested by a pig if they have broken into small enough pieces after being chewed.

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Pigs have a similar digestive system to human beings. They eat both plants and animals to survive in the wild. All food eaten must be chewed extensively for a pig to properly digest it. Berries have the best nutritional content to keep a pig healthy. Domesticated pigs are descendants of the wild boar family that originated in Asia and Europe. Some species of pig have large front teeth and large tusks which they use for self defense and digging roots out of the ground.

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