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Wild Pig Hunt Aims to Save California Island Foxes


  • Aug 6 2010 2:36 PM

    MaryRose Lovgren

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In this National Geographic News article, read about non-native feral pigs on California's Santa Cruz Island. A program is underway to eradicate the pig population which is pushing the island's unique and endangered fox population to the brink of extinction. Links to related stories and Web sites are also found on this page.

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