Giant warthog or Metridiochoerus is one of the adoptable animals in Zoo Tycoon 2: Extinct Animals.

Unlike the original Warthog from African Adventure, it is stockier with a mane of orange hair, and two sets of large, exaggerated tusks. Many Zoo Tycoon fans have disregarded the Giant Warthog for it's similar appearance to the Warthog from African Adventure.

In Zoo Tycoon

The Giant Warthog did not appear in Zoo Tycoon, and there are no known downloads for it.

In Zoo Tycoon 2

The Giant Warthog in Zoo Tycoon 2 is an omnivorous animal adoptable for $35,000. They are somewhat popular among guests.

They do not require much maintenance, and they have many enrichment items, such as the tar pit. It has four recommended shelters, making satisfying its privacy needs to be a task that is not very difficult.

They are capable of swimming.

They do not require electric fencing.

They have a gestation period of 27-32 days. The female generally gives birth to two offspring. Their maturity is reached in 27-40 days, leaving most siblings maturing within days of each other. The average lifespan of a Giant Warthog is eleven months, leaving them with roughly ten months of adulthood. Male warthogs will mate with more than one female.