Poland’s wild boar cull prompts protests

People protest against wild boar hunting in Warsaw, Poland, January 9, 2019. Agencja Gazeta/Adam Stepien via REUTERS

WARSAW (Reuters) – Hunters and activists have united against the Polish government’s decision to cull most of Poland’s wild boar population in an effort to curtail health risks related to African swine fever (ASF). “There is no scientific basis for this, it is barbarism,” said Katarzyna Karpa-Swiderek, a spokeswoman for animal rights organisation World Wildlife […]

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