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Wild boars overrun deserted Fukushima town
Thousands of wild boars, which have been known to attack people when enraged, pose a nuisance for Japanese residents returning to towns evacuated after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.
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Hundreds of wild boars carrying highly radioactive material are stalking residents in the Japanese town of Fukushima.

(Reuters)

Fukushima officials are working to clear out the contaminated boar population in the area, which increased by more than 330 percent since 2014.

(Reuters)

A member of the Animal Control Hunters Group holds a pellet gun to kill wild boars in a booby trap.

(Reuters)

A group of local hunters have been hired by local authorities and have so far killed about 800 wild boars.

(Reuters)

Boars have reportedly caused about $854,000 in damage to agriculture in Fukushima.

(Reuters)

Japan is set to allow Fukushima residents to return to their homes but city officials worry that boars will turn aggressive.

(Reuters)

Wild boars overrun deserted Fukushima town

Thousands of wild boars, which have been known to attack people when enraged, pose a nuisance for Japanese residents returning to towns evacuated after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.

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