How does hunting influence activity and spatial usage in wild boar Sus scrofa L.?

  title={How does hunting influence activity and spatial usage in wild boar Sus scrofa L.?},
  author={Oliver Keuling and Norman Stier and Mechthild Roth},
  journal={European Journal of Wildlife Research},
Increasing wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) population densities all over Europe cause severe economic problems. In popular belief, the wild boar is a more or less diurnal species, causing only minor problems when undisturbed, but is assumed to become nocturnal and wide-ranging when opposed to hunting pressure. In our study, we investigated the impact of hunting and several environmental factors on movements, spatial utilisation and activity patterns by radiotelemetry. Activity pattern revealed a mean… CONTINUE READING
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