Schleich Farm World Pot-bellied Pig
Pot-bellied pigs are of a compact build and have a low-hanging belly; hence their name.
- Binomial name: Sus scrofa domnestica
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- Primary Habitat: Domesticated
The belly of some pigs almost touches the ground.
The pot-bellied pig is also known as the Vietnamese pot-bellied pig because it originates from Southeast Asia. Pot-bellied pigs get their name from their striking, compact build with short legs and a low-hanging belly. In some places they are an attraction in petting zoos or are even kept as pets.