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Turopolje Pig

Sus scrofa domesticus

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Domestic pig
Sus scrofa domesticus Domestic pig

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Jopy 7 years ago

I agree with deepskywim, I think this is Turopolje pig, we have in Croatia two native species of pigs: this one and Black Slavonian pig. Turopolje pig is the oldest native species, has a semi-lop ears, straight back, little curly hairs as adult, also obtain in PP Lonjsko polje as critically endangered species...

DanielePralong 7 years ago

It very much look like it I think! I am afraid I am not a specialist of rare pigs breeds... You're safe with Sus scrofa domesticus in any case :-)

deepskywim 7 years ago

Is it possible to this is a Turopolje Pig?

DanielePralong 7 years ago

It looks like a special breed of domestic pig, possibly this one:
But I could be wrong :-)
The scientific name for all European pigs, wild or domestic, is Sus scrofa. Domesticus is added for domestic breeds.

deepskywim 7 years ago

As far as I remember, someone in Croatia told us that this was not a Domestic pig, but a special pig...

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Spotted on Jul 4, 2013
Submitted on Dec 3, 2013

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