Bill to Hunt from Helicopters Passes

By Staff Writer | April 17, 2009


With a statewide increase in the number of wild feral hogs in Oklahoma, the state senate passed a bill authorizing the hunting of the huge, destructive animals from helicopters. Proponents of the bill say the herds of wild hogs – any one of which can weigh hundreds of pounds – devastate property, crops and can even attack people. Other states, including Alaska and neighboring Texas, have also entertained bills to hunt feral hogs from helicopters. Oklahoma’s bill passed by a 37-9 margin. See how it’s done

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