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Arkansas Feral Swine Task Force Considers Controlled Use of Toxic Bait

Feral swine entering a corrall trap in Carroll County.

The legislative-appointed Arkansas Feral Hog Eradication Task Force is considering the use of a poison bait to control nuisance feral swine in Arkansas. The non-native species which are illegally released by hunters for sport quickly reproduce, destroying pastures, public forests and private property foraging for food.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for Ozarks at Large.
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