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feral
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
previously domesticated, but now living in the wild
  • They were supposed to eliminate feral cats, thus improving the almost non-existent songbird population.
    p. 164.0
  • Pigoons were supposed to be tusk-free, but maybe they were reverting to type now they'd gone feral, a fast-forward process considering their rapid-maturity genes.
    p. 38.8

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