What is a pig's habitat?


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A pig's habitat is anywhere it can naturally forage for food and sufficiently reproduce. Contrary to what many people believe, a pig is a very clean animal that can live in a variety of habitats.

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What is a pig's habitat?
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Pigs are found on every continent on the planet except for Antarctica. In the wild, pigs live in swamps, moist forests and shrublands. Domesticated pigs thrive on farms and ranches.

Generally, pigs are extremely intelligent animals whose predators include humans, dogs, mountain lions and coyotes. Pigs are capable of problem solving and learning new skills relatively quickly.

Both wild and domesticated pigs get a bad reputation for being dirty, but in truth, the animals roll in the mud to cool off and prefer to be clean.

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