It’s a move that wildlife officials hope will help control their populations.
The coroner ruled that she bled to death after the attack.
More than two dozen wild pigs have been ripping up a park, soccer fields, lawns and landscaping as they look for food in a San Francisco Bay Area community.
A trapper in Wayne and Bollinger counties reported significant declines in damage from the invasive animals since he adopted trapping technique.
Even though the MDC reports that more than 9,300 feral hogs were killed in the state last year – a more than 40 percent jump from the 6,500 killed in 2017 – it’s difficult to
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — They are four-footed eating, breeding, rooting machines. Feral hogs are an invasive species present in at least 35 states, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. They cause billions of dollars
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. — U.S. Department of Agriculture aerial sharpshooters are returning to the Lake Havasu National Wildlife Refuge for a second attempt to exterminate feral hogs at the refuge along the Colorado River.
The state already allows the shooting of feral hogs from helicopters, but that is expensive and has not been very unsuccessful because the aircraft often scare the animals away. Hot air balloons are quieter and
A small slaughterhouse is butchering the wild pigs, which cause the state $76 million-plus in annual damage, and selling sausage to grocery stores and meat to restaurants, where chefs are turning it into savory prosciutto,