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Trick-or-treating under threat from wild hogs in Florida town

Halloween under threat from wild hogs.
Halloween under threat from wild hogs. Image by lobo235 / CC BY 2.0

A town in Brevard County, Florida, is considering cancelling the Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating because of wild hogs that have been roaming the streets in recent weeks. Residents of Sawgrass at Suntree fear the hogs, some of which weigh 350 pounds, could put children in danger as they collect candy on 31st of October. The animals have been running wild in the town and have dug up the lawns of 17 homes. Read more: nydailynews.com