Wild boar refers to wild hogs which are still found in parts of the United States. Pigs used in modern pork production are thought to be descendants of the European wild boar. Wild boars are considered to be descendants of European wild boars introduced into the US for sport hunting, or the hybrid offspring of escaped domestic hogs.
Ref: 86481/2006-09-14

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Boar (Boar pertains to an intact adult male pig.)

Alternative Spellings (Synonyms): Boars

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