Science: Greypig

The world has many peculiar learned societies. One is "for the Correct Transliteration of Russian Proper Names." Another is the Society for the Preservation of the Fauna of the [British] Empire. In the current issue of the Society's Journal, E. J. Harding discusses a species of fauna whose preservation seems extremely unlikely. This is the astoundingly fleet "Greyhound Pig," which in western Ireland a century and a half ago was frequently used as a leader of hunts.

Mr. Harding quotes the volume Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry for a description...

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