Alex McGregor waldenfarm at
Sun Apr 28 14:35:36 EDT 2002

Our apprentice found the term in a book on garden pests when we were doing
research.  He said they're called that because they make a sound like a
whistle when threatened.  And we love the term, too!  Alas, the whistle pig
we caught never whistled; just stunk to high heaven!

We watched the movie "Groundhog Day" to celebrate the evening of the capture
& relocation.

Margaret Wilson wrote:

> I loved it!  My Dad has been gone for over 30 years and I have not heard
> that term since.  Brought back so  many memories.  I inherited my love of
> farming from him, I guess.
> Margaret

Alex McGregor
Walden Farm

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