True identity of imposter ‘pigs’ on 17th century map overturns early colonial history of Barbados

Posted by on May 16, 2019 5:17 pm
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Which came first, the pigs or the pioneers? In Barbados, that has been a historical mystery ever since the first English colonists arrived in 1627 to encounter what they thought was a herd of wild European pigs. Research is shedding new light on the mystery and the altering of New World environments.

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