feral pigs http://kplu.org en Northwest states ask public to 'squeal' on feral pigs http://kplu.org/post/northwest-states-ask-public-squeal-feral-pigs <p>Washington, Oregon and Idaho are joining forces to track populations of feral pigs across the Northwest. These &ldquo;hogs gone wild&rdquo; can do massive damage to the landscape. And wildlife agents want to know where swine are on the move. They&rsquo;re even launching a so-called &ldquo;swine line&rdquo; for people to call with sightings.</p><p>When domesticated pigs escape their sties, Wendy Brown says something strange starts to happen &hellip;</p><p>&ldquo;They actually develop darker fur, longer tusks -- they actually change in physical appearance. It&rsquo;s amazing.&rdquo;</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 21:43:18 +0000 Jessica Robinson 5695 at http://kplu.org Northwest states ask public to 'squeal' on feral pigs