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NYT: States falter as attack of the feral pigs escalates

But the pig wars are moving north. In Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon and Pennsylvania — where not long ago the only pigs were of the “Charlotte’s Web” variety — state officials are scrambling to deal with an invasion of roaming behemoths that rototill fields, dig up lawns, ruin wetlands, kill livestock, spread diseases such as pseudo-rabies and, occasionally, attack humans.

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