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This Little Piggy Went Wild

This Little Piggy Went Wild

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The Wild Boar (Sus scrofa) is the wild ancestor of the domestic pig. (Photo by Richard Bartz)

Host: Rebecca Williams
Show date: 09/21/2010

Summary:
State wildlife officials say there’s a new invasive species in Michigan - Wild hogs. They are hunted on game ranches all over the state, but they can sometimes escape and officials say they can permanently alter any landscape they make their home. Peter Payette visited a man who raises pigs for his hunting ranch.

More on wild hogs, or feral swine, from MDNRE

USDA on wild hogs

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