Wart Hog (Britains Zoo 948)

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Exhibit

Wart Hog (Britains Zoo 948)

Wart Hog, Britains Zoo No948 (BritCat 1940).jpg Warthog,
Phacochoerus oethiopicus (i)
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location:
Arch Three , Area 44
The Zoo (display)

A painted hollowcast lead Warthog, from the Britains Zoo range, probably pre-war, catalogue number 948.

Giulia
" This wart hog is all dark grey, with horns that are white. It is moving its tail so maybe it is angry. Its mane slips on its back. "

1940 catalogue description

Wart Hog, Britains Zoo 948
" This is the ugliest member of the Hog family, and probably the most powerful. it is a native of Africa. "