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wild boars

Wild Boars Causing Destruction in England

Wild boars  have returned to the English countryside – and the population has been so successful that the government has introduced an action plan to deal with their growing numbers. The population in Gloucestershire’s Forest of Dean is thought to be around 100, but there are further groups on the Kent/Sussex border, in west Dorset and Dartmoor. Altogether, the Department for Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) estimates the UK population to be around 1,000. All significant breeding groups are in England. The [...]