Also - and I just now realized this - this kanji can be read as the katakana for ハム (ham). Silly, ham comes from pigs!!
There are eight moo-cows , voiding their COLONS in the public square.( no one dares to disturb them because it's India!)
public, official, openly, officially, publicly
公 (public) + 園 (public park)
= 公園 (park)
a public park
open to the public
公 (public) + 開 (open)
= 公開 (open to the public)
公 (public) + 共 (with)
= 公共 (public)
public, as in "public toilet" or "public telephone"