Shoulder height: 70cm (male); 60cm (female)
Mass: 60-105kg (male); 45-70kg (female)
Tusks: The adults’ canine teeth develop into long upward pointing tusks; although both sexes have tusks, those of the boar may reach considerable lengths and make effective defense mechanisms.
Description: Grey with sparse, dark, bristle like hairs scattered over body and mane of long erectile hair along back which lies flat except when the warthog is under stress. The mane may be yellowish-brown to black in colour. Tufts of pale coloured whiskers lie along the side of the face. The snout s typically pig-like and prominent wart-like protuberances are present on the face – two pairs in the male with one less conspicuous pair in the female. The thin tail with its tuft of black hair on the end is held erect when the Warthog runs.
Diethelm and Katja Metzger have been running Makadi Safaris since1996.
After arriving at Windhoek International Airport, you’ll be greeted by your professional hunter.
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