World's Tiniest Wild Pig Subject of Big Rescue Effort

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In this National Geographic News article, read about the pygmy hog, the smallest wild pig in the world, which has been hovering on the brink of extinction for several decades. Conservation measures and a captive breeding program initiated in 1996 offer the best hope for the species' recovery. Links to related stories and Web sites are also found on this page.

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