The Florentine Boar, the centerpiece of Great Britain's oldest public park, stood for more than 100 years before it was damaged during World War II. A planned refurbishing of the park includes a replica of the statue. But in Derby, where the park is located, members of the city council and community activists have called the statue "divisive" and asked that it not be placed in the park lest it offend area Muslims, who regard pigs as "unclean."
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