Category: hogs

What happened to this hog’s leg? (video)

We got this on a game camera we put out with our #kzkids. What happened to its leg? Any guesses

Hog hype crosses the line

Wild hogs are potentially dangerous creatures. They are unpredictable, large and yes they injure people every year. However, the hype from a recent group of television programs focusing on feral hogs is way overdone. One program recently featured a lady who had hogs coming… Continue Reading “Hog hype crosses the line”

Giant hogs-for real? (Pt. 2)

As noted in the highly detailed chapter on giant hogs in my book “Hog Wild” there were holes in the story of “Monster Pig” from the beginning. The scale used to weigh the animal goes in 10-pound increments so a weight of 1,051-pounds would… Continue Reading “Giant hogs-for real? (Pt. 2)”

Giant hogs-for real? (Pt. 1)

Hogzilla. That is the name bestowed upon a huge hog killed in 2004 by Chris Griffin on Ken Holyoak’s hunting preserve. As the story goes, the hog was 12 feet long and weighed 1,000 pounds. This sensational story circulated on the Internet and become… Continue Reading “Giant hogs-for real? (Pt. 1)”

Horses threatening pandas

Giant pandas are one of the world’s most iconic creatures and it seems they are facing a newly identified threat: livestock. Here’s some info from an interesting story I came across. Livestock, particularly horses, have been identified as a significant threat to panda survival.… Continue Reading “Horses threatening pandas”

Real Hogzilla? MONSTER feral hog! (photo)

A few years ago, reader Richard Trahan submitted the photo you see here to share with readers. Trahan got a huge surprise while checking the game camera on his feeder on a Tyler County lease. He knew a bunch of hogs were hitting it… Continue Reading “Real Hogzilla? MONSTER feral hog! (photo)”