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Warthog mommy taking a mud bath with her piglets

Phacochoerus aethiopicus


This was such a special Christmas present! We got to see a mommy warthog having a mud bath with her babies. After a quick roll in the mud, she got up and they all trotted off into the bush together.

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34 Comments (1–25)

staccyh 6 years ago

Thanks for the lovely compliments Rieko, Bruno, James, Joseph and Reza! :)

Awesome, Congratulations !

Belated congratulations Stacey on SOTD.

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Bravo staccyh....well deserved SOTD

BrunoMoller 6 years ago

Beautiful photos!!!!!

RiekoS 6 years ago


staccyh 6 years ago

Thanks medusasnakes123 and Saumya! It was very cool to see this :)

Congrats ! Happy muddy family ! =)

medusasnakes123 6 years ago

Awesome! Pigs are great!

staccyh 6 years ago

Thanks a lot Sckel! Happy new year to you too! :)

Sckel 6 years ago

congratulations, dear staccyh . beautiful photos. happy new year. :)

staccyh 6 years ago

Awesome news, thanks Caleb :) I was just checking out your site when this email notification came through!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 6 years ago

Congrats stacy, you've been selected as my spotter of the month for January! Check it out here:

staccyh 6 years ago

Thank you Daniele, marirs, rams4d and Tiz!

Tiz 6 years ago

Great moment and series :)

rams4d 6 years ago

Excelent pictures, superb, congrats !!!

marirs 6 years ago

Congrats Stacy :)

Beautiful series

DanielePralong 6 years ago

Congrats Stacey! What a lovely series.

staccyh 6 years ago

Wow, it was so exciting to wake up and find this email in my inbox! I've enjoyed every single moment on PN and I think we have a great online community. Thanks for choosing these gorgeous piggies at the sotd and for the kind words everyone! :)

Amazing spotting! We love pigs! Congrats on the SOTD! :-D

Hema 6 years ago

Congrats! Tracy!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Well deserved congratulations. Piggies are good.

beaker98 6 years ago

Congrats Stacey! What a wonderful series and amazing opportunity to see they lovely warthogs.

AshleyT 6 years ago

Congrats Stacey, adorable series!

Congratulations on SOTD and Happy New Year!

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Siyancuma Local Municipality, Northern Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Dec 25, 2014
Submitted on Dec 31, 2014

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