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February 08, 2021
This week’s Species Spotlight: Red river hog
Animal Name: Tulia
Scientific Name: Potamochoerus porcus
Geographical Range: Africa, south of the Sahara to northern South Africa
Habitat: Forests, wooded savannas
Conservation Status: Common
Home at the Zoo: River’s Edge
Fun Fact: Despite having short legs, they are fast runners (and good swimmers)!
Photo: JoEllen Toler #StlZooSpeciesSpotlight