Farmer Frank, who's killed more pigs than brucellosis, weighs in (if you will) on the topic of monster wild hog photos that occasionally make their way into your email in-box, amongst the 419 scams and chain letters.
In reference to the type of State Fair pigs he mentioned, here's 2011's second-place hog, Tickle Me Elmo III, weighing in at just shy of 1,290 lbs:
And here's the 1,305-lb. champeen, Reggie, in all his porcine glory:
Look out! He's got a knife!
In a pen at the State Fair, it's kind of a cute sight. In a swale in the middle of peanut-farming country, it's a nightmare and a threat to a farmer's livelihood: