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The German government paid over $500,000 to hunters in 2009 for wild boar that had to be destroyed after traces of radioactivity were found.

Germany’s Radioactive Wild Boars

Will Sullivan | Smithsonian Magazine Fallout from nuclear tests conducted in the mid-20th century may contribute to the high levels of radiation seen in the animals today, a new study finds. From weapons tests to destructive accidents at power plants, human nuclear activity has contaminated the Earth with radioactive material.Read More