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Govt. empowers local bodies to cull wild boars 

The Hindu | 25/05/2022 09:19 PM | Click to read full article

In a significant decision, the Kerala government has empowered local bodies to cull wild boars that pose a threat to agriculture crops or human life.

“Section 11-B (1) of the Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972 provides powers to the Chief Wildlife Warden (CWW) to issue special orders to kill wild animals, if the officer is satisfied that a particular animal has become dangerous to human life or property.