Aerial culling program removes 6000 feral pigs but many millions of the pests remain

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
Updated July 20 2022 - 5:35am, first published 3:00am
PIG PLAGUE: While feral pigs are costly to the environment, their vast numbers post a significant risk as a possible hosts to new diseases. Picture: Federal government.

More than 6000 feral pigs have been culled in Australia's biggest national park over the past few months.

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Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.

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