The Duroc Pig (Sus domesticus) is a medium-sized domestic ungulate (hoofed) mammal.
The Duroc Pig has a reddish-brown, long, barrel-shaped body with short legs. It has partially drooping ears and a short pink snout (nose). Its hair is short. Its tail is curly. It has greenish-brown eyes.
It measures about 60 centimetres (24 inches) in length.
The Duroc Pig is native to the United States of America, and may have originally come from Africa.
It eats grass and vegetable matter.
The male is called a boar and the adult female is called a sow. The female gives birth to about 7 young, called piglets.
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