1881P. GillmoreLand of Boer 229This animal was one of that species — which the Boers call fleck-vark.
1916J.M. OrpenReminisc. (1964) 305Presently I shot a ‘vlak vark’ (wart hog), and told my after-rider to stop beside it till the wagon came along.
1968L.G. GreenFull Many Glorious Morning 228‘The vlakvark or warthog,’ Frikkie continued..‘is the ugliest animal on earth, worse than a baboon or a rhinoceros. Black and naked, it has sharp tusks up to a foot long, whiskers and horrifying warts on its cheeks.’
1986Sunday Star 8 June 5It wasn’t the vlakvark, nor the orkes, that had brought more than 2 000 to an open field on a smallholding in Potchefstroom last Friday.
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