waldenfarm at sprintmail.com
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
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.
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