One of the Commoner's Rights of the New Forest is the "Right of Mast". It's quite important because pigs enjoy eating acorns, which are poisonous to ponies.
This year there has been a bumper crop of acorns so more pigs have been let onto the Forest and the 'season' has been extended beyond its' normal 60 days.
These pigs were just outside the village of Brockenhurst. The picture was taken last week, late evening as the sun was thinking about going down on a very damp day. The white in the grass is water droplets not flowers.my vfxy
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