India Wild Boar (Sus scrofa cristatus) .
Pictures were taken in a FOREST in Northern India inhabited by Tigers.
The Indian Wild Boar loves having a mud bath and plays with a Lapwing as well.
Do notice the brilliant camouflage as it blends with the surroundings.
The Male Indian Wild Boar can weigh upto 180 kgs ( 400 lbs)
The little white tuskers are unique to the Male Wild Boar. Related to the domestic pig it lives by itself except during the breeding season.
The Wild Boar approaches the lake for a swim after the mud bath as a Waterhen looks on.
The main predator of a Wild Boar in Indian Forests is the TIGER ( Panthera Tigris).
The Wild Boar is famous as the favorite food of OBELIX ( from the comics of ASTERIX) and the delightful PUMBA in the movie Lion King.