Vienna in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Kune Kune Pig
Where in the World? Originated in New Zealand
Habitat: Domestic farm animal
Lifespan: Up to 15 years
Diet: Grass, roots
Gestation: 3 months, 3 weeks, 3 days = 114 days
# Young Born: 1-7 piglets
The Kune Kune pig is one of the smallest breeds of big
Pronounced "cooney, cooney", which means 'fat and round' in Maori.
Some Kune Kune pigs have tassels below their jaw known as "Piri Piri" tassels or waddles
Kune Kune pigs were in danger of extinction until a breeding program started in the 1970's in New Zealand.
Status in the Wild: Common
Erected by Roer's Zoofari.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Environment.
Location. 38° 58.334′ N, 77° 18.845′ W. Marker is in Vienna, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is on Hunter Mill Road (Virginia Route 674) just north of Cobble Mill Road, on the right when travelingTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1228 Hunter Mill Rd, Vienna VA 22182, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. African Pygmy Goat (a few steps from this marker); Soay Sheep (a few steps from this marker); Sacred Ibis (a few steps from this marker); Budgerigar (within shouting distance of this marker); White Faced Capuchin (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Mack S. "Jack" Crippen, Jr. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named African Pygmy Goat (about 400 feet away); Fallow Deer (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.