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2010-01-07 15:16:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing that salt consumption has long been a concern in matters of health, Boar's Head, one of the nation's leading manufacturers of deli meats and cheeses, reaffirms its commitment to wellness with a campaign that encourages salt sensible food choices.

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2009-12-09 11:35:00

Pigs are being castrated directly by the livestock farmers, without anesthetic and in some cases, without respecting the European legislation.

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2009-10-23 10:22:56

A Spanish researcher has analyzed the preferences of wolves from the north east of the Iberian Peninsula to demonstrate that, in reality, their favorite prey are roe deer, deer and wild boar, ahead of domestic ruminants (sheep, goats, cows and horses).

2009-09-03 11:35:00

SARASOTA, Fla. and NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As the AL East pennant race enters the post-Labor Day homestretch next week, the New York Yankees are red hot.

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2009-08-03 10:15:00

Customers want fresh food, which is neither unripe nor spoilt. A new system based on metal oxide sensors could check the safety and quality of foods reliably, quickly and economically – such as how ripe that pineapple really is.

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2009-05-08 12:53:51

Conservationists report that the world's smallest and rarest pigs are "thriving" following their release into the wild last year.

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2009-01-28 09:02:14

Lack of shelter and the large amount of food available from crops in the mid-valley of the Ebro reflect primarily how human beings influence the landscape, and the demography and reproduction of wild boar.

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2008-12-10 16:07:31

British singer and animal rights activist Paul McCartney won't take measures to control the boar population on his Peasmarsh property, his neighbors say.

2008-10-10 00:00:19

A farmer has won the right to carry on his fight against planning enforcement action he claims threatens his "life's work" - a boar- rearing enterprise.

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2008-08-21 15:15:00

Pigs have gone wild with destructive results in parts of New Jersey, say authorities.


Latest Wild boar Reference Libraries

Beast of Dean
2013-07-31 07:22:47

The Beast of Dean is a cryptid that has also been named Moose-Pig. It is said to live or have lived in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England. It is sometimes described as resembling a moose but with a boar's head, or others say it is an enormous wild boar. Farmers from the village of Parkend in 1802 were menaced by this creature and decided to capture or kill it. It was said it was large enough to crush fences and hedges, fell trees and so on. The hunt produced nothing, and at...

Wild Boar, Sus scrofa
2012-10-27 14:28:45

The wild boar (Sus scrofa) is native across many areas in Central and Northern Europe, Asia, and the Mediterranean Region. Its range was much larger centuries ago, extending into the British Isles, Korea, and many areas of Eurasia. This range is now smaller, due to hunting and captive boars re-entering the wild. Its range now extends to Indonesia, and it has been introduced into Australasia and the Americas, although this is mostly for hunting purposes. Other common names for this species...

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2007-01-19 15:00:55

The amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) is a rare subspecies of tiger (P. tigris). Also known as the Siberian, Korean, Manchurian, or North China Tiger, it is the largest natural animal in the feline family Felidae. The amur tiger is critically endangered. In the early 1900s, it lived throughout the Korean Peninsula, northeastern Mongolia, southeastern Russia, and northeastern China. Today, it has virtually disappeared from South Korea and is largely confined to a very small part of...

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2006-09-12 10:37:52

The Wild Boar (Sus scrofa) is the wild ancestor of the domestic pig. It lives in woodlands across much of Central Europe, the Mediterranean Region (including North Africa's Atlas Mountains), and much of Asia as far south as Indonesia. It is in the same Suidae biological family as the Warthog and Bushpig of Africa, the Pygmy Hog of northern India, Babirusa of Indonesia and others. It is more distantly related to the peccary or javelina found in the southwestern area of North America and...

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2006-09-12 10:21:28

The domestic pig (Sus scrofa domesticus) is usually given the scientific name Sus scrofa, though some authors call it S. domesticus, reserving S. scrofa for the wild boar. It was domesticated approximately 5,000 to 7,000 years ago. Pigs are found across Europe, the Middle East and extend into Asia as far as Indonesia and Japan. The distinction between wild and domestic animals is slight, and domestic pigs have become feral in many parts of the world (for example, New Zealand) and caused...

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