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A Wild Boar Fell Through The Ceiling Of A Shopping Centre In Hong Kong

The animal got stuck in a kids clothing store for four hours.

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A wild boar caused quite a commotion when it crashed through the ceiling of shopping centre in Hong Kong at the weekend.

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Video footage of the incident shows the animal falling on to a display and then making its way around the store.


The 25kg animal proceeded to engage the police and animal control officers in a four-hand standoff, the South China Morning Post reported.

"It just came in out of nowhere, and turned around at the show window," the shop’s manager, who was not named, told the newspaper.


"It also pushed open the fitting room door and got in. Pigs are actually not stupid."

The female boar was eventually tranquilised by a vet and taken to a rehabilitation centre.


Wild boars commonly roam Hong Kong’s countryside, the South China Morning Post said.

Richard James is acting head of news for BuzzFeed Australia and is based in Sydney.

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