The Pig

The Pig : Its General Management and Treatment (Classic Reprint)

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That the wild hog is the source of our ordinary domestic race cannot be disputed and as little can we doubt its ex treme antiquity. The hog has survived changes which have swept multitudes of pachydermatous animals from the surface of our earth. It still maintains an independent existence in Europe, and presents the same characters, both physical and moral, which the earliest writers, whether sacred or profane, have faithfully delineated. The domestic stock has indeed been more or less modified by long culture, but the wild species remains unaltered, insomuch that the fossil relics of its primitive ancestors may be identified by comparison with the bones of their descendants.
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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 1332732941
  • 9781332732944