10 feral animals wreaking environmental havoc
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 at 7:00 PM
Zoo escapees. Natural-disaster refugees. Throwaway pets. Runaway farm animals. However they end up in the wild, feral animals are on the rise — and we don’t just mean cats and dogs. Give any domesticated animal a hospitable environment in the great outdoors with opportunities for breeding, and chances are they’ll end up thriving. Some feral animals are relatively harmless, but others are tenacious and often deadly — invasive transplants spreading mayhem wherever they roam.