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Wild Boar Seen Wallowing in a Pothole in Debrecen City – Video!

Fanni Kaszas 2019.02.05.

444.hu spotted a video, originally shared by Attila Nagy, on Facebook yesterday morning depicting a wild boar wallowing in a pothole near Vezér Street in Debrecen.

The boar sighting is not the most interesting part of the video as the phenomenon is fairly common. In this instance, it’s the wild animal’s bizarre behavior which takes center stage. Initially, it appeared the boar was merely fleeing from those approaching. However, the animal then chose to sit in the closest pothole, wallowing a bit before continuing on its way.

This is not the first time a wild boar has appeared in an urban setting. A couple of years ago, two animals were spotted going on a rampage in Central Budapest. The incident was widely reported in the media, and the boars were given names by the public. The animals can also be seen around the Danube Bend, the Lake Balaton area and in larger towns in northern Hungary.