Feral Pig Puts Real-Life Capt. Ahab Figure in Potential Criminal Pickle
For three years, Jody Cyr has been seeking without success to kill a feral pig on his 400-acre property in Coos County, Oregon.
Now, adding insult to injury, the real-life Captain Ahab figure is afraid state lawmakers will make make his futile hunt even more frustrating. Proposed legislation would make it a Class A misdemeanor for landowners not to eradicate such free-ranging swine, according to the Medford Mail Tribune.
Lawmakers in favor of the bill are seeking to prevent in Oregon a problem with feral pigs that is now widespread in other states, including California and Texas, the newspaper notes.
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