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Andrew Flaherty
Andrew Flaherty
Wilmington native. University of Delaware graduate. Media and Pop Culture junkie. Exploring the unusual and offbeat in the area.

 

With close to 7 billion people on this earth, we’re not only fighting each other for parking spots and places to build, but we’re fighting our animal neighbors for space too.

In Texas, where half of the nation’s 400 million (and growing) feral hogs live, they have such a population explosion problem that they encourage killing them with everything ‘except flamethrowers’, according to Texas resident Mark Seiler.

Feral hogs have been spotted in the Pine Barrens, and just like deer used to be rare, the feral hogs will probably be roaming around lower Delaware by the end of the decade.

What about Cougars in Delaware? The ones recently spotted at BBC don’t count.

How many Newark nature lovers watching for birds think they are being watched by a predator as they walk along the White Clay Creek?

Protecting us from bad breeders, bad pet owners, the occasional bad or lost pet, are the officers of Delaware Animal Care and Control (DEACC).

I went to Middletown to talk to DEACC Captain Brian Whipple about the animals we live with in Delaware.

For more animal information: www.deacc.org or www.delspca.org.

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