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The warthog is a wild member of the pig family.  Each warthog has two pairs of teeth, with the lower teeth being far shorter than the upper teeth. Both pairs grow upwards, with the upper teeth being by far the more spectacular in appearance. The lower pair, however, are the more dangerous: the teeth are straight, sharply pointed, and keep a keen edge by the upper pair rubbing against the lower pair. The tusks, more often the upper set, are worked much in the way of elephant tusks with all designs scaled down. The males tusks are by far longer and heavier than the female's.

The warthog is a wild member of the pig family. Each warthog has two pairs of teeth, with the lower teeth being far shorter than the upper teeth. Both pairs grow upwards, with the upper teeth being by far the more spectacular in appearance. The lower pair, however, are the more dangerous: the teeth are straight, sharply pointed, and keep a keen edge by the upper pair rubbing against the lower pair. The tusks, more often the upper set, are worked much in the way of elephant tusks with all...
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Warthog
ivory
teeth
tusks
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savannas
Kenya
African
East Africa
prey
fast running
grasslands
game reserve
safari
national park
wildlife
Amboseli
Rift Valley Province