at Village Creek Drying Beds beside River Legacy Park
Camera lens cover (?) on Nikon Coolpix S9300 did not open fully for photos, therefore partial exposures.
Six adults in cattle trailor were caught on our property by neighbor with adjoining property at back. This highly undesirable invasive species is doing much damage in this area.
See website http://wildpiginfo.msstate.edu/behavior-feral-pigs.html
for basic information.
Very fresh (24 hours) wild pig rooting.
This looks like a solo pig in the area. Solo hogs are almost always Boar hogs!
a few heard during a night survey, mixed oak wood
Soil upturned by wild pigs.
Wild boar or wild pig (Sus scrofa) is a species of the pig genus Sus, part of the biological family Suidae. The species includes many subspecies. It is the wild ancestor of the domestic pig, an animal with which it freely hybridises. Wild boar are native across much of Northern and Central Europe, the Mediterranean region (including North Africa's Atlas Mountains) and much of Asia, including Japan and as far south as Indonesia. Populations have also...