Animal Size

Red river hog size: How big do they get?

How big does a Red river hog get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Red river hog (Potamochoerus porcus) reaches an average size of 1.37 meter (4′ 6″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 20 years, they grow from 750 grams (1.65 lbs) to 70 kg (154.32 lbs). A Red river hog has 3 babies at once. The Red river hog (genus: Potamochoerus) is a member of the family Suidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

The average adult size of a Red river hog is  (4' 6

The red river hog (Potamochoerus porcus), also known as the bush pig (but not to be confused with P. larvatus, common name “bushpig”), is a wild member of the pig family living in Africa, with most of its distribution in the Guinean and Congolian forests. It is rarely seen away from rainforests, and generally prefers areas near rivers or swamps.

Animals of the same family as a Red river hog

We found other animals of the Suidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Red river hog

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Red river hog:

Animals with the same litter size as a Red river hog

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Red river hog:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Red river hog

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Red river hog:

Animals with the same weight as a Red river hog

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Potamochoerus porcus: