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It is not possible for a pig to turn into a wild boar, because the two animals are different species. Pigs and wild boars both belong to the same scientific genus, the "sus" genus. However, domestic pigs are known only b... More »

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Wild boar hunting in California is allowed on any public land administered by local, state or federal government agencies. As long as the hunter has the appropriate permit, there are very few other restrictions, as of 20... More »

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As of 2016, to hunt wild boar in Pennsylvania, all you need is a legitimate, updated annual hunting license. There is no limit as to the number of specimens you can take, nor are there any seasonal regulations applied to... More »

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A male pig is known as a boar, while a female pig that has not yet given birth is known as a gilt. Once the female has one litter of babies, she is known as a sow. Baby pigs are known as piglets. More »

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Pigs are part of the Animalia kingdom, the Chordata phylum, the Mammalia class, the Artiodactyla order, the Suidae family, the Sus genus, and the sus scrofa scrofa species. This taxonomy runs from the most general classi... More »

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As of 2014, the world record for largest pig belongs to Big Bill, who weighed in at 2,552 pounds in 1933. Big Bill was 9 feet long and 5 feet high, and he was so large that there was a time when his stomach would reach t... More »

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Pigs are highly intelligent, curious and social. They have an excellent sense of smell, do not have sweat glands, and are omnivores, feeding on a wide variety of food that includes both plants and other animals. A pig’s ... More »

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