Hong Kong’s wild boar dilemma in the Chinese New Year of the Pig

A wild boar holds a plastic lid in its mouth as it eats leftovers from a barbecue pit at the Aberdeen Country Park in Hong Kong, China January 27, 2019. Picture taken January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Jayson Albano

HONG KONG (Reuters) – One of the world’s most densely populated cities, Hong Kong, is facing a proliferation of wild boars as the large mammals stray increasingly into built-up areas. And while some residents welcome sightings of the boars as a symbol of good fortune, especially with the arrival of the Chinese Lunar Year of […]

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