The animals are considered a pest by farmers and some academics. However, proposals to cull them have been controversial.
Feral pig populations are spreading to more states than ever, causing agricultural chaos and damaging local ecosystems.
Confrontations between wild pigs and humans are increasing, so we spoke to an expert for tips on what to do if you should encounter a wild boar in the wild.
The hunt in La Croix-Aux-Bois in the Ardennes region has been criticized over the huge number of animals killed.
Police dismantled the smuggling operation in Tuscany this year after placing a wiretap on members of the gang, which consisted of three Albanians and an Italian, local media reported.
Three of the boys and their coach are stateless, meaning they don't belong to any country and have restricted rights.
'We have that Western, swashbuckling, cowboying type of way to deal with things. It's part of the culture,' state representative says.