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Wild boar cause uproar once again

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markcummingsadmin | 06:22 UK time, Friday, 12 October 2012

Damage done by wild boar in the Forest of Dean

There's growing anger in the Forest of Dean about the way the wild boar cull is being managed - and there's a big meeting today for the Forest Verderers' to discuss the problems.

The campaign group 'Friends of the Boar' says the focus of the cull is in the wrong areas.

They're upset that animals deep in the woodland have been targeted and claim others have been left free to destroy land in and around Coleford and Ruardean.

Golf courses have been damaged, grass verges have been ripped up, gardens have been destroyed.


  • Comment number 1.

    That's awful!!! I'm glad they haven't got as far as Bourton on the Water!!! What would the village green look like then, if they got onto it? We'd sure need some artificial grass in that case!!! They are worse than badgers digging holes in my garden from time to time & they have dug a hole in my neighbour's lawn too!!


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