Warthog in a Basket majolica character jug produced by Onnaing of Onnaing, France, circa 1900, model number 432. The warthog is a wild member of the pig family found in grassland, savanna, and woodland in sub-Saharan Africa. The warthog is a medium-sized species. It is identifiable by the two pairs of tusks protruding from the mouth and curving upwards. The lower pair, which is far shorter than the upper pair, becomes razor-sharp by rubbing against the upper pair every time the mouth is opened and closed. The Warthog was prized game with flavorful meat and were a staple of rural life. Black basket and blue basket colorways are known.