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Re: Seven of the famous Bahamas Swimming Pigs poisoned

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I'm a vegetarian so this gets to me.
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I raised pigs on our farm for many years,60 sow farrow to finish..pork,ham and bacon is delisiious,yum.......that said any pig over 100 lbs is dangerous and older ones boars and sows with baby's more so if there is no one detusking the boars ..well the tusks never stop growing and are razor sharp,can be 6" long,we had an older boar that ,weighed in at 900 lbs..after it snapped and caused the need for 90 stitchs up the side of my father in law,took a 30-06 to stop it,..on the other hand pigs are probAly more intelligent than almost any other farm animal and make great pets but then they are trained and in control not running wild,the pigs in the pics look like domestic type and could probaly get pretty big if they get enough food. FWIW.....Ralph
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Re: Seven of the famous Bahamas Swimming Pigs poisoned

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Re: Seven of the famous Bahamas Swimming Pigs poisoned

LOL Anybody seen the movie Snatch? If so you'll remember the scene I'm thinking about!

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Re: Seven of the famous Bahamas Swimming Pigs poisoned

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They eat like pigs.

I gotta say, I don't like them. Very aggressive in the attack to get food. Maybe they're not intentionally aggessive but the are huge, have huge teeth, sharp feet agains soft skinned humans and dinghys.

Some time a child will be killed.

My interactions with them have not been pleasant.


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It's a shame that the pigs were poisoned -- I've been looking forward to seeing the famous swimming pigs! Pigs are intelligent creatures, and piglets are awfully cute. But I agree with you that interactions with pigs in general can be dangerous and/or unpleasant. My great-uncle lost consciousness while working on something in my grandfather's pig pen and the pigs ate him. A child could easily be killed.
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