Keeping an eye on pugnacious pigs

Keeping an eye on pugnacious pigs
Keeping an eye on pugnacious pigs

Notwithstanding their docile image in cartoons and literature (think Porky Pig from the Looney Tunes cartoons or Wilbur in the novel Charlotte’s Web), pigs can be surprisingly aggressive, as any hog farmer can tell you. Their belligerent behaviors become especially prominent when several unfamiliar pigs are penned together, as often happens after the pigs have…