Wildlife in the City

aaron floden aaron_floden@yahoo.com
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:52:01 PDT
The feral pigs in NA are fully edible and tasty! In the Smoky Mountains it is open season year round without a license because of how destructive they are. I have seen quarter-acre size mud wallows in wetland areas and all the good tuberous plants dug and eaten. One spring at high elevations the Eyrthronium populations had been rooted up and eaten. 

 E Tennessee

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 4:25 PM, B Spencer <bea.spencer@sympatico.ca> wrote:
The European wild boar is actually very good to eat, lean dark meat unless 
of course like with everything you get a very old boar (you know "the trophy 
kind"). Don't you guys read anything into my comments, though, please. Still 
it is  a pest destroying potato fields. They are also moving into populated 
areas rooting in garbage, much like bears in out neck of the woods. I 
understand, though that the North American kind is a cross between the 
domestic one and the imported wild kind and is altogether a different 
matter. Is it edible? Anybody in the crowd is a hunter, or hangs around with 
---Original Message----- 
From: Mark Mazer
Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2013 3:44 PM
To: Pacific Bulb Society
Subject: Re: [pbs] Wildlife in the City

Dread the day feral pigs move into the neighborhood.  A problem in the
South and West, they have recently been reported in upstate New York.

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