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24 Years After Chernobyl, Radioactive Boars Still Roam Germany

By Andrew Moseman | August 20, 2010 1:15 pm

wild boarA quarter-century after the catastrophe, Chernobyl can’t stay out of the news.

When fires broke out in Russia this month, people worried that the flames would spread to areas still affected by the radiation, with unknown consequences. And this week, we learned that Chernobyl-related radiation is actually on the rise somewhere else: in German boars.

Yes, that’s right, boars.

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