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Record number 506766
Title Wild zwijn : Sus scrofa
Author(s) Groot Bruinderink, G.W.T.A.; Broekhuizen, S.
Source In: Atlas van de Nederlandse zoogdieren Zeist : Naturalis Biodiversity Center (Natuur van Nederland 12) - ISBN 9789050115346 - p. 288 - 291.
Department(s) Alterra - Animal ecology
Publication type Chapter in book aimed at a professional audience
Publication year 2016
Abstract Distribution of the wild boar in the Netherlands is strictly controlled, and is limited to two areas: the Veluwe in Gelderland and the Meinweg in central Limburg. Wild boars outside these areas are culled. Wild boars prefer varied landscapes with a mix of forest areas and open spaces. SInce the beginning of the 21st century, annual population growth has increased to 200-250% in many years. Recently, wild boar has expanded its range in Noord-Brabant. Culling will probably not suffice to stop further growth of this population.
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