Red River Hog Piglets at Edinburgh Zoo

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Red River Hog Piglets at Edinburgh Zoo.17/09/09..Keepers at Edinburgh Zoo were today  celebrating the birth of two red river hog.piglets. Red river hogs have been at Edinburgh Zoo since 2004 but this is.the first year they have bred successfully. Belle and Hamish are now the.proud parents to a boy named Sammi and a girl named Becca.....Sammi and Becca, who were born on 14 August, currently have yellow and brown.stripy coats but when they mature they will look very different.  Adult red.river hogs have a shaggy red coat, with a tufted white stripe running the.length of its back. They also have long black and white tassels of hair.hanging from each ear.....Red river hogs can be found throughout western and central Africa, living in.wet habitats like swamps and marshes. In the wild, they are hunted by.leopards, lion, hyena and pythons. Humans also hunt them for bush meat,.leading to a declining population.. .At Edinburgh Zoo, Edinburgh today...Picture by Mark Davison/ Universal News & Sport
Red River Hog Piglets at Edinburgh Zoo.17/09/09..Keepers at Edinburgh Zoo were today celebrating the birth of two red river hog.piglets. Red river hogs have been at Edinburgh Zoo since 2004 but this is.the first year they have bred successfully. Belle and Hamish are now the.proud parents to a boy named Sammi and a girl named Becca.....Sammi and Becca, who were born on 14 August, currently have yellow and brown.stripy coats but when they mature they will look very different.  Adult...
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