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Feral Hog Study Continues At Laguna Atascosa NWR
Southwest Region, May 31, 2007
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During the month of May, 2007, the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas A&M University – Kingsville feral hog study continued at Laguna Atascosa NWR.  Researchers trapped, sampled, and removed 64 feral hogs from the Laguna Atascosa Unit of the refuge and 8 feral hogs from the La Selva Verde Unit of Lower Rio Grande Valley NWR, which is managed by Laguna Atascosa NWR.  This trapping effort is being conducted for a study on the potential for avian influenza transmission in feral hogs. 

Contact Info: Martin Valdez, 505-248-6599, martin_valdez@fws.gov
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