boar

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Synonyms for boar

Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come

an uncastrated male hog

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And because of this I take it that the wild pigs did not get us, that we never fetched bottom; else I should not be here now, a thousand centuries after, to remember the event.
The deer and the wild pig grubbed up their crops, and now and again the tiger carried off a man at twilight, within sight of the village gates.
The social media maven uploaded a short video to her Twitter account on Tuesday which showed her walking on a Bahamian island popularly known as Pig Beach due to the colony of wild pigs that live there.
ASF is a highly contagious hemorrhagic disease of pigs, warthogs, European wild boar and American wild pigs.
A search of the area for dead wild pigs is forthcoming.
Deputy Minister Dobrev also recalled the request to Bulgarian hunters to find carcasses of wild pigs or other animals, or those with atypical behavior, to call 112 immediately and inform the nearest forestry or hunting department or forest directorate, where appropriate action is taken.
Uggah said the disease has also been detected among wild pigs in European countries such as Belgium, Bulgaria, Poland, Hungry, Romania and Sardinia.
The Department of Agriculture says the highly contagious and deadly viral disease affects domestic and wild pigs and is not a threat to humans.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) has banned the importation of domestic and wild pigs - as well as other pork products - from Laos amid reported outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF).
The virus originated in sub-Saharan Africa and was spread by ticks among wild pigs. Explorers discovered the virus after bringing their domesticated pigs over to areas infected with the virus.
The FDA, citing the World Organization for Animal Health, said that ASF is a "highly contagious hemorrhagic disease of pigs, warthogs, European wild boar, and American wild pigs."
Orchid Island in Taitung County will host a hog-catching contest in an attempt to reduce its population of wild pigs, which are causing havoc for local residents.
Islamabad -- The number of wild pigs has been increased in Federal Capital as they are posing threat to human life.
There are no official estimates of the total population of wild pigs in Hong Kong but country park camera surveys have recorded an increase in number and a wider spread than 20 year ago 4 February - 2019: As Hong Kong prepares to celebrate the Year of the Pig, the city is facing its own peculiar porcine pickle -- a furious debate about what to do with its growing and emboldened wild boar population.
According to the Department of Agriculture, the World Organization for Animal Health submitted official reports that there were several outbreaks of ASF in Latvia, Romania, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, and China affecting domestic and wild pigs.