What Do Wild Boars Eat?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 7, 2020 12:55:08 PM ET
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Wild boars, also known as wild pigs, are omnivorous animals that feed on nuts, acorns, carrion, roots, small birds or mammals, eggs, grass, fruit, and mushrooms. Their diets are largely limited by what they can find in the area and the season, but if food is scarce or competition fierce, wild boars have been known to travel up to 50 miles in search of sustenance.

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