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Wild pig distribution in New Zealand

Wild pig distribution in New Zealand

Wild pigs are quite patchily distributed throughout New Zealand. In 1996 they were found in about 34% of the land area. They have probably colonised the most favourable habitats.

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Source: Carolyn M. King, ed., Handbook of New Zealand mammals. Melbourne and Auckland: Oxford University Press, 2005, p. 339

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Carl Walrond, 'Hunting - Pig hunting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/15648/wild-pig-distribution-in-new-zealand (accessed 20 October 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008