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Sus scrofa

Wild boar

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Scientific Name Sus scrofa
Location captive at Dierenpark Planckendael, Belgium
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Wild boar
Source Collection Flickr
Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License - Version 2.0.
Copyright © 2006 Marieke Kuijpers
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