Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Feral Swine



Pseudorabies

Pseudorabies is a contagious infectious disease of swine caused by pseudorabies virus (PRV), a herpesvirus. Feral hogs are the main reservoir of PRV in the United States.

Swine Brucellosis

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is encouraging hunters to take precautions when dressing and handling harvested wild hogs.



FWC Facts:
Some seagrass beds, such as those in Florida Bay, are so large they are visible from space.

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