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* ''Fanfic/{{HarryIsADragonAndThatsOkay}}'': Viktor Krum's main obstacle in the Triwizard maze task is a wild boar. His solution to the problem? Wrestle it to the ground, much to the delight of his fangirls [[EatingTheEyeCandy when they get an eyeful of his torn robes]].

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* ''Fanfic/{{HarryIsADragonAndThatsOkay}}'': ''Fanfic/HarryIsADragonAndThatsOK'': Viktor Krum's main obstacle in the Triwizard maze task is a wild boar. His solution to the problem? Wrestle it to the ground, much to the delight of his fangirls [[EatingTheEyeCandy when they get an eyeful of his torn robes]].


* ''Fanfic/HarryIsADragonAndThatsOkay'': Viktor Krum's main obstacle in the Triwizard maze task is a wild boar. His solution to the problem? Wrestle it to the ground, much to the delight of his fangirls [[EatingTheEyeCandy when they get an eyeful of his torn robes]].

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* ''Fanfic/HarryIsADragonAndThatsOkay'': ''Fanfic/{{HarryIsADragonAndThatsOkay}}'': Viktor Krum's main obstacle in the Triwizard maze task is a wild boar. His solution to the problem? Wrestle it to the ground, much to the delight of his fangirls [[EatingTheEyeCandy when they get an eyeful of his torn robes]].

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* ''Fanfic/HarryIsADragonAndThatsOkay'': Viktor Krum's main obstacle in the Triwizard maze task is a wild boar. His solution to the problem? Wrestle it to the ground, much to the delight of his fangirls [[EatingTheEyeCandy when they get an eyeful of his torn robes]].

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* ''Literature/TheReluctantKing'': In a folk tale narrated by Jorian in the third book, [[TheGoodKing King Fusinian]] is threatened by a gigantic boar who dwells in the forest of Chinioc, a beast so large that, according to the population, it was essentially a tusked buffalo.


** The Calydonian Boar. In the [[Myth/GreekMythology Greek myth]] of Atalanta, Meleager brings Atalanta to hunt it. When she kills it, Meleager offers her its hide and asks her to marry him. It did not end well.

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** The Calydonian Boar. In the [[Myth/GreekMythology Greek myth]] of Atalanta, Meleager brings Atalanta to hunt it. When she kills it, Meleager offers her its hide and asks her to marry him. It She was actually touched, but due to certain actions that the two of them took during the great hunt, it did not end well.well for either of them.

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* In ''Film/{{The Chronicles Of Narnia}}'' films, wild boar briefly appear as fighters in Aslan's army.


* ''Film/{{Hannibal}} '' has a pack of wild boar bred and trained by one of Hannibal Lecter's surviving victims, who intends to feed his old nemesis to the boars as revenge for his crippling and disfiguring injuries.

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* ''Film/{{Hannibal}} '' has a pack of wild boar bred and trained by one Mason Verger (one of Hannibal Lecter's surviving victims, victims), who intends to feed his old nemesis to the boars as revenge for his crippling and disfiguring injuries.

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* ''VideoGame/ResidentEvilRevelations2'' has Orthuses as the "zombie dog" of choice, though despite the name, niche and barking sounds more closely resemble horribly mutated wild pigs whose jaws hide massive barbed bear traps.


* Zigzagged by Pumbaa in ''Disney/TheLionKing''. Except when you hit his BerserkButton, he's really only [[{{Gasshole}} dangerous after dinner]]. (Pumbaa with his BerserkButton pressed is an example of this trope, as an unfortunate group of hyenas found out.)

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* Zigzagged by Pumbaa in ''Disney/TheLionKing''.''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994''. Except when you hit his BerserkButton, he's really only [[{{Gasshole}} dangerous after dinner]]. (Pumbaa with his BerserkButton pressed is an example of this trope, as an unfortunate group of hyenas found out.)





* Though not truly pigs, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entelodont entelodonts]] looked the part.
** ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrewsarchus Andrewsarchus]]'' may have looked the part as well, given it's been recently discovered it was a close relative of the entelodonts.
** Giant pigs from appeared in the fossil record several times, like ''Metridiochoerus'', an enormous warthog that lived in Africa during the Ice Age, and the one-horned ''Kubanochoerus'', which was the largest pig to have ever existed.

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* Though not truly pigs, pigs[[note]]they were once though to be cousins to pigs but are now believed to be more closely related to hippos[[/note]], [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entelodont entelodonts]] (sometimes called "hell pigs" or "terminator pigs") looked the part.
part. The largest species could reach the size of a bison, and they were powerful omnivores with the power to kill their own prey, such as small ancestors of camels and rhinos.
** ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrewsarchus Andrewsarchus]]'' may have looked the part as well, given it's been recently discovered it was a close relative of the entelodonts.
entelodonts. However, given that it's only known from one skull and literally nothing else, to what extent is still under debate.
** Giant pigs from appeared in the fossil record several times, like ''Metridiochoerus'', an enormous warthog that lived in Africa during the Ice Age, and the one-horned ''Kubanochoerus'', which was the largest pig to have ever existed.existed, with males possessing a single horn on their foreheads for jousting each other.

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* ''Film/{{Hannibal}} '' has a pack of wild boar bred and trained by one of Hannibal Lecter's surviving victims, who intends to feed his old nemesis to the boars as revenge for his crippling and disfiguring injuries.

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* ''ComicBook/WonderWoman1942'': Queen Clea tries to have ComicBook/SteveTrevor killed by putting him in the arena with a group of large boars with unnaturally long tusks armed with only a sword. Luckily for Steve the beasts prove exceptionally unintelligent and he's able to kill all of them with nary a scratch.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Ys}} V: Lost Sand City of Kefin'' has a wild boar as its second boss. ''VideoGame/YsVITheArkOfNapishtim'' also has boar-like {{mooks}}, many of which inflict {{status ailment}}s when they ram Adol.


* Farm pigs can grow over 11 feet in length, weigh up to half a ton, and have all the strength that their huge size implies. For this reason, most film and television productions only use piglets and young pigs due to them being much cuter, smaller and easier to handle. This has led to a common misconception that pigs don't grow much larger than dogs and many would be pig owners end up having to give up their pets after realizing how big they really get.

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* Farm pigs can grow over 11 feet in length, weigh up to half a ton, and [[StoutStrength have all the strength that their huge size implies.implies]]. For this reason, most film and television productions only use piglets and young pigs due to them being much cuter, smaller and easier to handle. This has led to a common misconception that pigs don't grow much larger than dogs and many would be pig owners end up having to give up their pets after realizing how big they really get.

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