THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 01

4: Midwest deaths in hog manure pits in July 2015. [source]

3,300,000: Approximate number of hogs in Nebraska, 6th in the nation for pork production. [source]

70%: Estimated amount of the feral hog population that needs to be removed yearly to keep populations from increasing. [source]

 

18: Invasive species banned from new development in Fayetteville properties. [source]

233: Caterpillars found within eye level on an oak tree of Dr. Douglas Tallamy, University of Delaware entomologist and native plant expert. [source, based on observations July 26, 2014.]

1: Caterpillar found by Dr. Tallamy on a nearby, invasive exotic Bradford Pear tree. [source, based on observations July 26, 2014.]

390-570: Number of caterpillars a chickadee pair brings to the nest per day (Brewer 1961)

 

18%: increase in firearm homicide rates in Missouri since 2007, when the state repealed a law requiring in-person background checks with law enforcement before purchasing concealable weapons. [source, research by Daniel Webster, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health]

40: States that do not require a permit (including application and background check) to purchase handguns from private, unlicensed sellers. [source, research by Daniel Webster, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health]


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