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Sunday, 1 February 2009

Wild boar triplets born at park

A wildlife trust which is celebrating the birth of three wild boar piglets has said the species should be left to regain its natural place in the wild.

The triplets, born to Harriet and her mate Boris at Wildwood Discovery Park near Canterbury, Kent have been taking their first steps in the open.

Wild boar died out in the UK 300 years ago but in recent years small breeding populations have become re-established.

Three groups are living in Kent and Sussex, the Forest of Dean and Dorset.

READ MORE - Source: BBC News Sunday, 1 February 2009

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