Anatolian boar

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Anatolian boar
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Suidae
Genus: Sus
Species: S. scrofa
Subspecies: S. s. libycus
Trinomial name
Sus scrofa libycus
Gray, 1868
Synonyms

The Anatolian boar (Sus scrofa libycus) is a subspecies of wild boar endemic to Turkey, Levant, Israel and Transcaucasia. It is likely to be one of the ancestors of today's domestic pigs.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Domestication of Pigs - Sus scrofa's Two Distinct Histories". ThoughtCo. April 29, 2017. Retrieved 26 July 2017.