WARSAW, Poland | Poles protest govt plan for mass slaughter of wild boars

9Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

WARSAW, Poland —Jan 09, 2019—Thousands of Poles are protesting a government plan to hold a massive slaughter of wild boars as a way to stop the spread of the deadly African swine fever among farm pigs.

Environmentalists say up to 200,000 wild boars, including pregnant females, could be killed across Poland by the end of January in the action approved by Poland’s veterinary and farming officials.

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