How long are hogs tusks?
December 22, 2014 3:45PM
depends on several factors. The main one is age. Also some tusks are worn away as they grow--they rub against other teeth. If these teeth are missing or damaged, a tusk can grow through the skin on a hogs face/snout.
Asked in Animal Life
Which animals teeth show with their mouths closed?
Large cats like cougars have teeth that come over part of their chins. One of the best examples is the (extinct) saber-toothed cat. Tusks are teeth. Elephants, narwhals, peccaries, javelinas and hogs grow tusks that show. Warthogs', and babirusas' tusks penetrate through the skin of the cheeks. The teeth of alligators and crocodiles also show when the mouth is closed.
Asked in Elephants
How big are Elephant tusks?
The largest tusks ever recorded came frome an African elephant each on weighed over 200 pounds and were eleven feet long, the wherebouts of these tusks are no longer known. The longest Asian elephant tusks are are around 10 feet long, are perfectly symmetrical, and are strait. They belong to a Sri Lankan work elephant named Millangoda Raja.