The latest news on animals. While attacks by wild boars are rare, when it does happen, it's news. With the rise of social media, more and more events like attacks and encounters with animals are documented and almost immediately go viral. When that happens, Newsweek is there to cover it.
America's feral hog problem is about to get even worse
Wild boars have mated with domestic pigs to create a rapidly reproducing pig hybrid that may cause the population of feral pigs to soar.
Wild boar attacks man having BBQ, knocks him unconscious
"I had blood out of my nose, out of my mouth, out of my eye," Steven Easton, the man who was attacked by the wild pig, said.
Anti-cancer drug gives boars super sperm
Taxifolin, an antioxidant used to treat some cancers, increased the sperm quality of boars by improving their gut microbiome and blood chemical content.
Crocodile Filmed Eating Giant Feral Pig
Lizzie the saltwater crocodile has been filmed by a river cruise company taking bites out of a dead feral pig.
Man Encounters 'Dangerous' Creature in Apartment Complex Parking Lot: Video
"That is not a dog," Darius Gaskin joked.
Tiger and Wild Boar Filmed in Forest Battle
The fight was filmed in Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan state, India.
Woman Dodges Wild Boar Attack While Surfing, Escapes With Bitten Surfboard
The surfer used her surfboard as a shield when the boar, who appeared to be injured, swam closer to her.
Hong Kong Officers Lure Wild Boars for Euthanization Amid Attack Increases
In an attack last week, a wild boar knocked down a police officer and bit his leg last week before the animal fell from a residential car park and died.
Wild Boars Surround Woman to Steal Groceries in Viral Video
The animals are considered a pest by farmers and some academics. However, proposals to cull them have been controversial.
'Feral Swine Bomb'? Find Out Why Wild Pigs Are Becoming a Problem
Feral pig populations are spreading to more states than ever, causing agricultural chaos and damaging local ecosystems.
How to Scare Off a Feral Hog Whether You're Naked or Not
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.
Outrage after 158 Wild Boars Are Killed in French Hunt
The hunt in La Croix-Aux-Bois in the Ardennes region has been criticized over the huge number of animals killed.
Feral Hogs Find and Destroy Cocaine Worth $22,000 Hidden in Woods
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.
Cops Chase, Shoot 350-Pound Wild Boar
Petrol pumpers in Priceville, Alabama, got a dose of early-morning mayhem when a wild boar charged the premises and wore out cops and animal control officers, who ultimately put it down with a fatal gunshot.
Thai Soccer Team's Recovery Includes Citizenship Plight
Three of the boys and their coach are stateless, meaning they don't belong to any country and have restricted rights.
Elon Musk Shocked by Thai Cave Backlash
Some have defended the Tesla founder, while others believe it's a PR stunt.
Hollywood Producers Head to Thai Cave Rescue Site
The rescue could become "a major Hollywood film with A-list stars," one producer told the AAP news agency.
Wild Boar Chase Ensues in Japanese School
An alarming spike in the population has led to several such invasions.
Wild Boars are Vicious, German Town Learns
Victims of boar attacks include ISIS militants and the mythical figure Adonis.
Wild Boar Could Soon Be Hunted From Hot Air Balloons
'We have that Western, swashbuckling, cowboying type of way to deal with things. It's part of the culture,' state representative says.