The number of wild boars in Japan roughly tripled from the early 1990s to 2017. Photo: EPA

The whole hog: How a Japanese housewife is cashing in on the country’s abundance of boar

  • Wild boar numbers have roughly tripled over the past two decades in Japan, partly because of a decrease in the number of hunters
  • Many are now being culled amid a government push to limit overpopulation, but much of their meat is going to waste
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The number of wild boars in Japan roughly tripled from the early 1990s to 2017. Photo: EPA
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