(Credit: Tu Dong, Facebook)
At the moment a huge wild boar standing on his hind legs to chow down on garbage is caught on camera, but it’s what the animal does that is of concern.
Shocked parents take their children to school in Hong Kong saw the huge animal standing on the tips of his hooves to get his head in the bin, while two piglets stand next to him.
The terrifying video, posted on Facebook by the Tu Dong, has been viral.
It’s been shared more than 4,600 times and has racked up 300,000 views.
More than 2,500 social media users also commented on the video, many of which expressed concern about how close the wild boar were to the school.
Misaki Ceci wrote: “The wild pig is in the front of the school left. I’m careful with Hyung-Hyung’s primary school, and I have a wild boar.”
The footage shows the bear trying to pull a black garbage bag from the can while his bigs to guard.
In Australia, feral pigs are declared pest animals in 2013, which means that they can be legally killed by farm owners.
In July 2013, a 10-year-old boy was gored in the neck by a wild boar on an Australian beach. He was riding his bike when the pig charged at him and stabbed him in the neck with his fang.
Wild pigs are also known to cause significant economic damage to agriculture by damaging crops, water holes and fencing.
There are strict laws in place to deter people from the transport and release of live wild pigs, with fines starting at $2200 for the possession of a wild animal.
Fines climb to $22,000 for the transport of live wild pigs.
This story was previously published in the news.com.au.