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Mother Warthog chronicles the hardships and the terrible odds she must face in order to try and raise her family to adulthood.

In Africa, the warthog is a constant target for hungry predators. Cheetah, Lion and Leopard actively hunt this prized delicacy.
Fewer than 40% of piglets ever see their first birthday. This year a warthog mother will face these terrible odds and try to raise
her family to adulthood. She must learn from the lessons of her past and face her enemies with intelligence and determination…
to be the Warthog: Mother of Courage.


  • Mother Warthog
    This is a story about how a warthog mother faces all the enemies with intelligence, determination and tries to raise her family to adulthood.
  • Mother Warthog
    Watch how a warthog mother faces enemies with intelligence and determination to raise her family to adulthood.