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#1 pontcanna

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Posted 06 July 2022 - 08:57 PM

Laugh all you like about the cute pigs digging up Cowichan GC, but a recent feature article in the Globe outlines the risk from wild boars and hybrids. Some in this video look a little wild to me.

 

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https://vancouverisl...aylistPageNum=1

 

https://www.theglobe...anada-invasive/

 

 


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Posted 07 July 2022 - 01:08 AM

Laugh all you like about the cute pigs digging up Cowichan GC, but a recent feature article in the Globe outlines the risk from wild boars and hybrids. Some in this video look a little wild to me.

 

 

 

Kill them, that's how we "fight back".



#3 pontcanna

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Posted 07 July 2022 - 06:43 PM

"Ryan Brook, an associate professor at the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Agriculture and Bioresources considers any pig outside of a fence wild.

 

He says wild pigs can ravage ecosystems by tearing up the ground and eating everything from frogs to species at risk and ground-nesting birds, along with their eggs.

 

"It’s easy to think in the context of Vancouver Island to say, 'Well this is just a one-off thing but we’ve seen exactly this happen a thousand time across Canada and many thousands of times around the world and it never ends well," said Brook.

 

"You really need to get on this immediately before it gets out of hand, which it can do exceedingly fast," he added.

 

"I would recommend trapping them with a large panel-type trap and those can be very effective.""

 

More: https://vancouverisl...ourse-1.5978220



 



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