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Tales of killer wild boar in UK are hogwash, say environmentalists

Branded ‘farmland pests’ and a risk to humans boar are breathing life back into the countryside

Read the coverage about the wild boar that have made their home in Scotland, and you’d be forgiven for thinking the country had become overrun with mutant, dangerous, sheep-eating feral pigs.

According to the Telegraph, they “eat anything” and “attack humans”, and local press in Scotland refers to them as a “farmland pest” that “fights back”. Farming unions have told the BBC that they are frequently seen killing and eating sheep, though there has been little evidence of this.

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