Wildlife Officials Hope Bill Helps Fight Invasive Wild Hogs

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Wildlife officials say there are likely hundreds of wild or feral hogs around Ohio. The animals are traditionally native to southern states but are increasingly moving north.(Photo: ODNR)
Wildlife officials say there are likely hundreds of wild or feral hogs around Ohio. The animals are traditionally native to southern states but are increasingly moving north.(Photo: ODNR)

The Ohio House this week approved new rules that clear up what happens after a driver hits and kills an animal on the road.

That includes an invasive species that’s popping up in Ohio more and more: wild or feral hogs.

For more on just how much damage wild hogs can do and how they’re getting to Ohio, WOSU’s Steve Brown spoke with Ken Fitz from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Click the play button above to hear their conversation.

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