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Bits and Pieces, February, 1990, p. 24

A pig ate his fill of acorns under an oak tree and then started to root around the tree. A crow remarked, "You should not do this. If you lay bare the roots, the tree will wither and die."

"Let it die," said the pig. "Who cares as long as there are acorns?"