Wild boar found wandering around residential area of Kobe

National Nov 26, 2018

Wild boar found wandering around residential area of Kobe

A wild boar was seen Sunday afternoon strolling around a residential area in Kobe, surprising passersby. The animal appeared at about 4:30 p.m. on a fenced slope in the city's Kitano district, which attracts many tourists who come to see Western-style houses. Some astonished onlookers took ...

Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge

World Jul 18, 2018

Thai cave boys speak of 'miracle' rescue after hospital discharge

Twelve Thai boys and their football coach who were rescued by divers after being trapped in a flooded cave for over two weeks spoke publicly Wednesday of their incredible ordeal. Appearing at a news conference beamed worldwide, the "Wild Boars" team members appeared healthy and ...

More boars mean more damage in Fukushima

National Sep 24, 2013

More boars mean more damage in Fukushima

Wild boars are taking a toll on agriculture in Fukushima Prefecture as farmers struggle to bounce back from the planting bans imposed after the meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant in March 2011. The boars are multiplying and entering areas they previously avoided ...