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Wildlife of southern forests habitat & management (Chapter 16): Wild HogsAuthor(s): James G. Dickson; John J. Mayer; John D. Dickson
Source: In: Dickson, James G., comp. ed. Wildlife of southern forests habitat & management. Blaine, WA. Chapter 16. Hancock House Publishers: 191-208
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DescriptionWild hogs or swine are medium to large-sized, stout-bodied, and proportionately short-legged hoofed mammals with thick skin covered with sparse to dense coats of coarse bristles. These animals have elongated heads and snouts ending in a disc-like pad through which the external nares open. The only other species in the southern United States that resembles the wild hog is the collared peccary or javelina, found in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona.
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CitationDickson, James G.; Mayer, John J.; Dickson, John D. 2003. Wildlife of southern forests habitat & management (Chapter 16): Wild Hogs. In: Dickson, James G., comp. ed. Wildlife of southern forests habitat & management. Blaine, WA. Chapter 16. Hancock House Publishers: 191-208
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