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swine

(swīn)
n. pl. swine
Any of various omnivorous, even-toed ungulates of the family Suidae, having a stout body with thick skin, a short neck, and a movable snout, especially the domesticated pig.
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The hunting season on ungulate wild animals, capricorns, roe deers, wild boars, as well as for quail, pigeon and doves is opened, SAEPF reports.
Across the border several cases of African swine fever were diagnosed in boars (there have been more than 800 positive diagnoses only since January 1, 2019).The national expert group for African swine fever is analyzing the situation and will adopt measures for hunting and finding boar fever as a possible source of infection.
Main affectees of wild boar migration to Galliyat are farming community whose whole farms are destroyed by animals.
Now, as urban areas sprawl into the surrounding hills, Hong Kong is struggling to contain a wild boar problem.
New Delhi [India], Nov 05 ( ANI ): The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Centre, Tamil Nadu Government and the state forest officials on alleged indiscriminate culling of wild boars in the state.
The rates of intake and the ability of wild boar to displace native wildlife species from feeding sites (Berger 1985) and obtaining a higher-quality diet by discarding acorn shells suggest that wild boar can compete effectively with wildlife for mast crops (Elston & Hewitt 2010).
Rescue organizations have issued a warning about wild boars in cities, as October and November are when the animals venture into residential areas the most in search of food.
Regional measures such as a pound 50 ($57) fee for each boar shot discourage hunting, he complains.
Helminths of the wild boar (Susscrofa L.) in natural and breeding conditions.
The wild boar has also been identified as a source of human infection in relation to hunting activities (6).
He said following the boar incident, the mosque saw an increase in donations as well as its congregation, Malay daily Harian Metro reported today.