Many thanks for your comment. What you say is certainly plausible but the
problem is that the feeding of pigs on acorns is a strategy that is widespread
both in time and space. For instance we know from written sources that this was
common place in the middle ages but despite having studied thousands of pig
teeth from the medieval period I have very rarely seen this condition. So if
the cause is acorns, it must be a component of a more complex set of factors.
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