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Pig vs. Boar

Caption: A new analysis of pigs (left) and their ancestor-like cousins, the wild boars, reveals much about their evolutionary history, sensory perceptions and similarity to humans.

Credit: Duroc (left): L. Brian Stauffer; Wild boar: Martien Groenen

Usage Restrictions: Image may be used only to accompany stories about the research described in this release. Please credit: Duroc (left): L. Brian Stauffer; Wild boar: Martien Groenen

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