From Julie H., historical interpreter:
Wow. We were just nearly ready to post all about the new Percheron horses, when we discovered these little fellows today! Now, counting baby piglets is almost like counting chickens before they hatch, so keep your fingers crossed that these guys will all survive! They move quickly, so it was hard to get a clear shot.
These are Ossabaw Island Razorback pigs. They were brought over by the Spanish in the 1500s to the coast of Georgia, and became the English settlers' hog of choice in early Virginia.
Readers, you should definitely come visit and see all the new baby animals, and the horses too. But if you plan to come Wednesday or even Thursday this week (March 6-7), call before you come! We're in the center of this mega snow storm, and we may be closed.