So, What on earth is a humbug?

Photo of a young wild boar (c) Robin Ward
Photo of a young wild boar (c) Robin Ward

Locally, we refer to young wild boar as “humbugs. This is due to the light brown stripes that they have running across their back. The coat becomes darker and a more uniform colour as the humbugs grow up.

A photo of a humbug sweet
The other type of humbug

When you visit the Forest please never feed the boar.