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Hi Penny

Now you mention the name, it rings bells. I have a feeling it is quite old information but even so it’s a shame they have left it on there. Why they have information of that kind anyway seems strange. Have you mentioned it to BHPS?

I did take some photos yesterday evening, but partly because I was trying to get a photo of the marking. The trouble is, this stuff shows up more in infra red than in ordinary light. I dread to think what it is. What you said about the pygmy hogs is a good illustration of what probably happens with the wild ones too.

The little hog – it is the little one who has recently been excessively marked – is in the box again this morning, but now has taken some bedding in, but not much. This is in my newer feed box which was made quickly when the overwintering hoglet made a nest in the other one. it has double partitions and the end section is not much wider than one of the ‘corridors’. Designed to deter the cats. A large male hog slept in there once before but only for one day – it was a bit of a squeeze for him! The little one has obviously decided it’s just right for him/her! So back to one feedbox again. I hope no-one else gets any ideas!