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Glad to hear you have seen a hog, Murrayalba!

It’s a problem that recurs every year on the Forum with disappearing hogs at this time of year. The males actually hibernate quite a bit earlier than the females (no hoglet rearing duties to worry about, so they can put on the fat they need for hibernation sooner), so it’s possible some of them may be thinking about that already. But they also have larger ranges and may be spending more time at the other end of their range, all sorts of possibilities.

Hopefully they will return in the Spring, fit and well.