Who Let the Boars Out?

September 15, 2011 Maria Jayne 0

Boar hunter in the northeast can rejoice: feral swine are invading New York. “Feral swine, also known as wild boars, wild hogs, razorbacks and Russian boars, are not native to New York. The term feral swine includes the Eurasian wild boars, domestic pigs that have escaped from farms and ‘gone wild’ and hybrids of the two,” said Kelly Stang of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Feral swine reproduce rapidly when […]