Predator vs. Prey

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From Xplor: July/August 2018

Feral Hog Vs. Wild Turkey

Hazardous Hooves

Four heavy-duty trotters make the feral hog a high-speed, pork-powered plow.

Savage Snout

With a keen sense of smell, shovel-shaped nose, and a tusk-filled mouth, the feral hog is designed to seek and destroy.

Fast Flappers

Turkeys usually travel by foot, but their powerful wings can whisk them to safety.

Nest Numbers

If a turkey hen loses her eggs, she may nest again.

And the winner is…Feral hogs are domestic animals gone wild, and the Conservation Department is working to eliminate them. The hen flies to safety, but the hog eats all her eggs.

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This Issue's Staff

Bonnie Chasteen
Les Fortenberry
Karen Hudson
Angie Daly Morfeld
Noppadol Paothong
Marci Porter
Mark Raithel
Laura Scheuler
Matt Seek
David Stonner
Nichole LeClair Terrill
Stephanie Thurber
Cliff White