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By Michael Pearce
The Wichita Eagle 

Kansas continues to battle feral swine issue


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Curran Salter has fought a war to a draw. He's satisfied with it.

"Last year we removed 609 feral pigs and this year we've already removed 440," said Salter, U.S. Department of Agriculture feral swine biologist for Kansas. "I think that means our population is around 1,000 wild pigs in the state, about like we have been the last several years. That's good."

Though that sounds like a lot of problematic wild pork, Salter pointed out it could be much worse. He's seen biological estimates that say Oklahoma now has more 1 million wild pigs.

"It's moved right up behind Texa...

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