Kune Kune Pig Sus scrofa domesticus/Sus scrofa scrofa kunekune

Kune Kune Pig
Kunekune Pig
The Kune Kune Pig (also Kunekune) is one of the world's smallest domestic pig breeds. It was developed by Maoris in New Zealand, probably from Asian wild pigs. "Kune kune" is said to mean "fat and round" in the Maori language.
Kune Kune Pig
Kune Kune Pig
Kune Kune Pig
It has a friendly and gentle temperament. A hairy pig, colours vary from white, black, cream, gold, tan and dark brown and the coat is often spotted or with large patches.
Kune Kune Pig
Kune Kune Pig
Kunekune Pig
Males are boars (or hogs), females are sows and young are piglets. Their diet is mainly grass (by grazing).
Kune Kune Pig
Kune Kune Pig
Kune Kune Pig
By the 1980s they were nearly extinct but breeding programmes in several countries (mainly in Europe and North America) together with their popularity as pets has meant that the breed's survival is no longer in danger. They are still classed as a rare breed.