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What is the life expectancy of a pot-bellied pig?

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The average life expectancy of a pot-bellied pig is considered to be from 12 to 20 years. However, because they are relatively new pets, having been introduced in 1985, there is still much to be learned about their life expectancy.

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The life expectancy of a pot-bellied pig, like all animals, depends a lot on diet and care. A pig that is fed a nutritious diet and given the best possible care is more likely to live a longer life than one that is fed a mediocre diet and not well cared for. It is important for anyone considering getting a pot-bellied pig to realize that these animals require a long-term commitment.

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