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Boy bags wild hog bigger than 'Hogzilla'

HogHogzilla is being made into a horror movie. But the sequel may be even bigger: Meet Monster Pig. An 11-year-old Alabama boy used a pistol to kill a wild hog his father says weighed a staggering 1,051 pounds (476.72 kg) and measured 9-feet-4 (2.84 meter) from the tip of its snout to the base of its tail. Think hams as big as car tires.

If the claims are accurate, Jamison Stone's trophy boar would be bigger than Hogzilla, the famed wild hog that grew to seemingly mythical proportions after being killed in south Georgia in 2004.

Hogzilla originally was thought to weigh 1,000 pounds (453.6 kg) and measure 12 feet (3.65 meter) in length. National Geographic experts who unearthed its remains believe the animal actually weighed about 800 pounds (362.87 kg) and was 8 feet (2.4 meter) long.

Regardless of the comparison, Jamison is reveling in the attention over his pig, which has a Web site put up by his father — http://www.monsterpig.com — that is generating Internet buzz.

"It feels really good," Jamison, of Pickensville, said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. "It's a good accomplishment. I probably won't ever kill anything else that big."

Link & Image: Breitbart
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