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September 21, 2012 6:43 PM

Kansas winning war against wild hogs

Most of America is losing the war on feral hogs. Last year in the U.S., an estimated 5 million wild swine caused about $1.6 billion in damage to crops, lawns, wildlife habitat and by introducing diseases to domestic animals. They’ve expanded to about 40 states, about double from two decades ago, and within those states their range and populations are growing quickly. Kansas is the lone exception.

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