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Monday, June 2, 2014

Pigs of a different color

Letter to the Editor

When I read the article about wild pigs (The Telegraph, May 21), I saw a mistake that needs to be corrected.

“Feral” means once domestic, but escaped or released and now living in the wild. ...

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When I read the article about wild pigs (The Telegraph, May 21), I saw a mistake that needs to be corrected.

“Feral” means once domestic, but escaped or released and now living in the wild.

Wild boars are a separate species from farm pigs. Boars look like African warthogs, with long snouts and two large tusks on each side of their mouths. It is true that they are not native to America, but wild boars are not feral pigs.

Tom Piwowarski

Nashua