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Kune Kune Pigs

Scientific Name

Sus scrofa domesticus

👀 Animal Footmark

Learn more about them below

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Fun Fact!
Did you Know?!
Kune Kune Pigs are also know as “fat pigs” or “lard pigs”, meaning they produce more fat than other breeds. The name 'Kune Kune' means 'fat and round' in Maori.

Life Span

In the wild

at the zoo

15-20 years



140-220 pounds


24-30 inches



A lot of insects and occasionally plants.


Originally from New Zealand

Kune Kune pigs are often found in grassy areas and are known for their adaptability to different environments.

Conservation Status

Least Concern (LC)

Learn more about their conversion status.

The IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Natur maintains the Red List, a global database assessing the conservation status of species. It's a vital tool for tracking endangered species and guiding conservation efforts.

in the twin valleys

Kune Kune Pigs
On Map
Visit them at Brantford Nature's Getaway

Navigate to them across our 25 acres.

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Find them in Brantford