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A pig belongs to the genus Sus, and is a chordate, which means they have a skeletal framework like other animals.
Pigs are generally omnivorous animals, that is, they eat both flesh as well as plant materials. Their prime food consists of leaves, small plants, grass, fruits as well as flowers. One who rears pigs can also feed them with a combination of soya bean meal as well as corn. This particular diet imparts good strength to these animals, besides providing them with a huge lot of vitamins as well as minerals.
Pigs generally drink 4 to 5 gallons of water in a whole day. They produce huge quantities of milk from which, cheese and butter are made. Pigs also provide us with meat, which is consumed in most parts of the world.
Thus, in a nutshell, these little creatures are helpful in a huge number of ways. Some of the varieties of pigs include pot-bellied pig, domestic pig, wild boar, fetal pig etc.