Wild hogs unwelcome guests at Civil War site

Wild hogs unwelcome guests at Civil War site

Seeking higher ground, pack of animals wreak havoc in historic Vicksburg park
Elijah Baylis/The Vicksburg Post
Vicksburg National Military Park Natural Resources program manager Virginia DuBowy inspects a baited trap meant to capture wild hogs. The park estimated that in the last two years 13 hogs have been trapped and put down.
SAM ANDREWS/The Vicksburg Post
There could be up to one dozen wild hogs on the 1,800 acres of the Vicksburg National Military Park, park officials estimate, causing noticeable damage to the ground around several of the monuments.

Wild hogs unwelcome guests at Civil War site

Elijah Baylis/The Vicksburg Post
Vicksburg National Military Park Natural Resources program manager Virginia DuBowy inspects a baited trap meant to capture wild hogs. The park estimated that in the last two years 13 hogs have been trapped and put down.
SAM ANDREWS/The Vicksburg Post
There could be up to one dozen wild hogs on the 1,800 acres of the Vicksburg National Military Park, park officials estimate, causing noticeable damage to the ground around several of the monuments.
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