Wild boars

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Wild boar rooting in a clearing at Millbrook, Bedfordshire, where a 100-strong herd, in families of ten sows to one boar, roams in woodland. Wild boar were hunted to extinction in Britain 500 years ago, but they are being reintroduced and this herd, bred by Dave and Dael Edwards from pure stock imported from Poland and Sweden (distinct from cross-bred blue boars or Australian feral pigs), is one of the country's largest