Animals Invading The United States
Did you know that the number of invasive animals in the US is extremely high? And we can not ignore the harm they are causing the country in several ways. Here are the top 4 animals invading the United States.
Feral swine are also known as piney woods rooter, pigs, hogs, wild, Russian or European boars, and razorback. Commonly Feral Swine are native to Asia and Europe.
WHY Wild Swines ARE Invasive Animal
Russian boars cause the transmission of several diseases in humans and animals. They also cause damage to physical properties such as gardens, lawns, trees, fences, aircraft, cars and more.
Many people have cats as their pets in their homes. But these cats are playing an essential role in invading the country. Thus categorized as one of the most invasive species in the US.
WHY CATS ARE INVASIVE ANIMAL
Studies show that domestic cats kill between 6.3 and 22.3 billion mammals and 1.3 to 4 billion birds every year, contributing to the extinction of bird species.
Nutria are known as swamp rats, swamp beavers, coypus, and river rats. Although they can live in different habitats, they favor those closest to water sources.
Harms Caused By Nutria In the US
Nutria cause water contamination and spread multiple diseases in animals and humans, such as septicemia and tuberculosis. They also destroy crops and vegetation.
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