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On my visit to Burkina Faso and Ghana in the winter of 2010/2011 , I was fascinated by the many warthogs in the region.  They have this endearing habit of shuffling through the scrub on their front wrists searching for their chosen food - of mainly roots and insects. They look quite aggressive but seem quite docile unless they are protecting their young. They can be quite scary when they are disturbed in theirs - or someone else’s burrow - when a whole family can charge out at high speed.  I enjoyed watching and later sculpting this strange creature.

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