400-lb. Feral Hogs Terrorize Highway in Texas

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Imagine driving down the highway on your way to work and being attacked by a 400-lb. feral hog. This is starting to become a reality for many Texans, according to Bloomberg.



There are an estimated 2.5 million feral hogs roaming around the state of Texas. The massive animals came to be after domesticated pigs escaped into the wild and began to mate with Eurasian boars. As a result, the highly adaptable species has taken over, causing millions in damage to farms, grasslands and now, the new stretch of State Highway 130.



Four accidents happened during construction even before the highway opened. Since opening, officials have reported at least four more accidents. To fix this problem, the state toll-road officials and property owners will have to come together to trap the hogs and build stronger fences to keep them in an enclosed area. In the meantime, highway operators have put up wildlife crossing signs to warn motorists.

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sylvia

Shoot on site any feral hogs. That what they do here in Michigan.

December 06 2012 at 12:25 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
dickn2000b

Disgusting? What a wimp! That was just BBQ ribs and pork chops and ham and bacon on the hoof. And Jesus was a Jew. He wouldn't eat pork.

December 06 2012 at 12:04 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
dickn2000b

To: RJM...Disgusting? What a wimp! That was just BBQ ribs and pork chops and ham and bacon on the hoof. And Jesus was a Jew. He wouldn't eat pork.

December 06 2012 at 12:04 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
kjsreal

Feed the people everyone likes ribs and pork chops. solved.

December 06 2012 at 6:28 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
RJM

Thanks for the disgusting photo of a dead hog and its hunter. Jesus...

December 06 2012 at 2:27 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
jbjg24m

bacon! bacon! bacon!

December 05 2012 at 2:48 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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