Portugal: Iberian wolf under new threat: wild boar hunting

From PortugalResident.com:

Thirteen conservationist groups have joined forces to call for the immediate suspension of the hunting of wild boar. They say it is threatening the survival of the Iberian Wolf – an already endangered protected species in Portugal.

But the issue is complicated. The ICNF (forestry commission) has specially extended wild boar hunting this year due to the problems associated with African Swine Fever – an illness that could jeopardise the country’s lucrative pork industry if it entered the country, which it is most likely to do via wild boar (click here).

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