Florida’s feral hogs: a pervasive pest – but a profitable one for some


The US’s most destructive invasive species numbers in the millions, clashing with a growing human population and boosting a lucrative hunting industry

Dimas “Pompi” Rodriguez is standing in his front yard before dawn, his neck shielded from a bitter wind by the collar of his canvas jacket. He splits a cigarillo lengthwise and empties the guts on to his filthy swamp boots.

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