A female boar is called a sow. If she has not yet mated, she is called a gilt. Like pigs, boars are swine. Mature swine are referred to as hogs, and young swine are called pigs.Know More
Wild boars are native to northern Africa and Eurasia and can be found in Great Britain, Korea, Siberia and Japan. They have been introduced to most places that are inhabited by humans and have had a strong presence in the Americas, Austria and New Zealand.
In areas where tigers live, boars are their primary source of food. Tigers follow groups of boars and pick off the younger or weaker animals.Learn More
A female pig that has never had a litter of piglets is called a gilt, while a female pig that has had a little is called a sow.Full Answer >
A female bear is called a sow. Male bears are called boars, and a group of bears is called a sloth. There are eight species of bears living throughout the world: Asiatic black, black, brown, polar, panda, sloth, sun and spectacled.Full Answer >
A female sheep is called a "ewe," a docile creature of high intelligence. Female sheep weigh between 150 and 200 pounds, and reach sexual maturity around 6 months depending on the breed, the type of nutrition available and the season in which they were born.Full Answer >
An adult female horse is called a mare. Female horses under 4 years old are called fillies. In the context of breeding, a mare is referred to as the dam. Mares kept for breeding are typically called broodmares.Full Answer >