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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 5 (August 1, 1935)

The Pygmy Pig

The Pygmy Pig.

The collared peccary is a kind of pygmy pig with a fancy for porcupine suitings. Although he looks porkine for'rard he looks equine aft, inasmuch as his hind hoppers indicate that he could leave a good deal of the South American scenery in the rear if pursued by the savage peon of the pampas intent on a little “lean and fat” to go with his tortillos or bolas or cupolas—or whatever he eats besides chiles and chutney. If the collared peccary doesn't look particularly contented in captivity he at least is safe, so
“A kind of Pygmy Pig.”

“A kind of Pygmy Pig.”

Collared peccary so fat,
Running round your cage like that,
Do you think, while chewing pollard,
You are safe from getting collared?