Recently, sightings of feral hogs in the Fair Oaks Ranch Homeowner's Association Arbor's Preserve have been reported. Please note, although feral hogs appear shy, they are still animals and are unpredictable in behavior.
These animals are not the slow lumbering farm animals we are used to seeing. They are strong animals that can run relatively fast. Feral hogs will only attack if they are cornered or if they feel threatened. Females are very protective of their young and can easily be provoked. Male animals can be territorial and may see you as an intruder. Feral hogs have a great sense of hearing and smell and will generally avoid contact with human. Give hogs a route they can run away from you and they will usually take it. During your walk in the Preserve, if you encounter a feral hog: