In the 1970’s there were only 18 purebred animals left in the world.
Kune Kune Pig
Origin: New Zealand
Latin Name: Sus scrofa domesticus
Habitat: Captive bred on agricultural holdings
Diet: Grass and concentrate feed.
Lifespan: Up to 20 years
Average Size: Weight: Up to 80 kg, Length: Up to 60 cm
Known for being very placid and intelligent, the Kune Kune pigs have distinctive characteristics such as a small stature, short legs and concave face. They come in a variety of colours ranging from black and white to ginger. The native Maori people of New Zealand adopted the word Kune Kune which means “fat and round” in the Maori language.