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Israel’s wild boars descended from Philistine-imported pigs

Genetic analysis carried out on Israel’s wild boars has revealed that the animals are descended from domesticated pigs that were imported by the Philistines 3,000 years ago. Pig bones have been found in abundance at Philistine archaeological sites along Israel's southern coastal plane dating from the beginning of the Iron Age,

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