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Updated: 12/01/2017 08:00:05AM

Hog hunting a popular sport

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FLORIDA FISH WILDLIFE

Hog hunting is a popular sport.

FLORIDA FISH WILDLIFE

Hog hunting is a popular sport.

FLORIDA FISH WILDLIFE

Hog hunting is a popular sport.

FLORIDA FISH WILDLIFE

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The wild pig (Sus scrofa), also called the wild hog, wild boar or feral pig, is not a Florida native and may have been introduced by Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto as early as 1539.

They occur in all of Florida’s 67 counties within a wide variety of habitats, but prefer oak-cabbage palm hammocks, freshwater marshes and sloughs and pine flatwoods.

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