Are Rattlesnakes Rattling Less Because of Hogs?

Pigs are a relatively recent phenomenon in North America. Many were brought over from Europe as people from that part of the world colonized this continent. Many more pigs have escaped from farms and hunting preserves in the past few hundred years. Today, hogs can be found virtually everywhere across the United States. Once in the wild, animals that escaped from farms rapidly become feral and nearly unrecognizable from the barnyard creatures we know and love.  Hog populations can quickly form and grow as pigs reproduce and take advantage of their surroundings. Leer más.