Hong Kong to regularly capture and kill wild boars after spate of run-ins with residents

Published Nov 12 2021 at 2:16 PM GMT
  • Hong Kong authorities will now regularly capture wild boars and put them down in a major policy shift for controlling the most commonly seen wild animals in the city.
  • The change in approach follows a rising number of sightings of the animals in densely populated areas in recent years, with injuries to residents occasionally reported, sparking heated debate on how best to handle the nuisance.
  • In the latest violent encounter, a wild boar on Wednesday knocked down a part-time police officer and bit….



  • Published Nov 12, 2021 2:16 PM GMT