40 Australian Creatures You Never Thought Existed

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Feral Pig (Sus scrofa)

Image: Mantra_2008 Photobucket

Welcome to the land of pigs. Brought over with the First Fleet, domestic pigs were kept as a source of food for the colonial settlers of Australia. Over the years, numerous pigs escaped and formed a super race of these monstrosities. Estimates suggest that there are now close to 23 million of these mammoths roaming around, outnumbering the human population of Australia.

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