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  1. A feral pig once drank 18 cans of beer, fought a cow and then passed out drunk under a tree

  2. A feral pig ransacked a campsite and drank at least 18 cans of beer before getting into an altercation with a cow in Australia.

  3. Ornithologist Ken Stager, appalled at the depredations by feral pigs upon an island's brown and masked booby colonies(reduced to 500 and 150 birds), procured a shotgun and blasted all 58 pigs on the island, saving the birds which rebounded to the largest colonies in the world(25k+ & 112k+).

  4. There are about six million feral pigs in the United States, causing billions of dollars of damage every year.

  5. Drunken feral pig has caused chaos by running amok at an Australian campsite. It went on a drunken bender after stealing and drinking three six-packs of beer followed by ransacking rubbish bin bags to find some late-night snacks before starting a fight with a cow.

  6. There is an Uninhabited Island Populated by Feral Pigs, Called Pig Beach

  7. Escaped pigs go feral within months, growing tusks and hair

  8. The park is trying to control the feral pigs in the park which threaten the ecosystem of American Samoa. The park is also trying to eradicate invasive plant species that threaten the park's natural ecosystem.

  9. Major Cay nicknamed Pig Beach is an island in Bahamas that is inhabited by feral pigs that can swim

  10. Domestic Pigs can revert to feral hogs within months of being in the wild

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It is estimated that there are approximately half a million feral pigs in Florida today.

Pig Beach, officially "Big Major Cay" - an uninhabited island of the Bahamas populated by feral pigs. We aren't sure how the pigs got there.

Texas just passed legislation that makes it legal to hunt feral pigs using hot air balloons

In Texas tourists can man a machine gun from a helicopter to shoot feral pigs

A feral Australian pig who guzzled 18 cans of beer from a campsite, got really drunk, started a (lost)fight with a cow then last seen trying to doze it off under a tree.

Pig Beach is an uninhabited island located in the Bahamas and is known for being populated by many swimming feral pigs.

Helicopter Hog Hunting is a thing. Participants shoot feral pigs from a helicopter, to prevent them from damaging crops.

The swimming pigs of the Bahamas. They live freely on the sandy beaches, and after basking in the sun for hours, they swim in the surf. The pigs, though feral, are exceptionally friendly, running from under the shade of the almond trees to greet visitors that bring them treats

Pig Beach (also known as Pig Island) is an island located in Bahamas and known for being populated by many swimming feral pigs.

A feral pig ransacked a campsite and drank at least 18 cans of beer before getting into an altercation with a cow in Australia

Kenneth E. Stager, an ornithologist who personally shot and killed all 58 feral pigs on Clipperton Island to save the booby population

There is an island in the Bahamas inhabited solely by feral swimming pigs.

domestic pigs will quickly adapt to living in the wild if set free. They become extremely aggressive, and their physiology will change and resemble that of feral swine (bristly hair, tusks, increased muscle mass) within a matter of months.

There is an island in the Bahamas that has converted into a tourist attraction due to the fact that is populated by feral pigs that swim in the surrounding waters.

There is an island in the Bahamas that has become a tourist attraction due to the fact that is populated by feral pigs that swim in the surrounding waters.

About Pig Beach. An uninhabited island located in Exuma, the Bahamas. The island takes its unofficial name from the fact that it is populated by a colony of feral pigs that live on the island.

About "Pig Beach", an uninhabited island located in Exuma, the Bahamas. The island takes its unofficial name from the fact that it is populated by a colony of feral pigs that live on the island.

If Big Major Cay, an island in the Bahamas that is inhabited by swimming feral pigs

Tannerite is great for controlling feral pig population.

About an island in the Bahamas who's only population is a group of swimming feral pigs.