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By Jim Hone

Content material:
Chapter 1 advent (pages 1–8):
Chapter 2 utilized inhabitants and group Ecology (pages 09–19):
Chapter three atmosphere (pages 20–28):
Chapter four inhabitants Ecology of Feral Pigs (pages 29–53):
Chapter five floor Disturbance and Feral Pigs (pages 54–70):
Chapter 6 Feral Pig inhabitants administration (pages 71–96):
Chapter 7 group Ecology (pages 97–120):
Chapter eight the long run: administration suggestions (pages 121–140):
Chapter nine Conclusions (pages 141–146):

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1982; Eberhardt 1985). 94, similar to that reported by Eberhardt et al. 92 (Goodloe et al. 97 (Eberhardt 2002). 2, similar to the values graphed by Eberhardt et al. (1982). The components of juvenile survival from birth to age 1, from age 1 to age 2 and so on were not estimated separately. 3), approaching the high values reported by Garrott et al. (1991) and Eberhardt (2002). 4). The modelled wild boar population was most sensitive to changes in juvenile survival in poor to good food years (Bieber & Ruf 2005).

This section describes results from Namadgi and Kosciuszko National Parks, and puts the results in a wider context. Ages of feral pigs have been estimated by tooth eruption and wear, and growth of known-aged individuals (Giles 1980). Biases in such estimation have been shown to occur in feral pigs from semi-arid environments but not from the Australian high country in Kosciuszko National Park (Choquenot & Saunders 1993). The latter study showed that pigs from Kosciuszko laid cementum rings in their lower first incisor teeth and the authors suggested this might occur annually.

5). In a related analysis, the numbers of feral pigs observed during area counts were available for 10 months. 0). Hence both the dung counts and pig counts showed a clumped temporal dispersion pattern (b > 1). 1 Patterns in dispersion of feral pig dung in Namadgi National Park. Temporal data (solid circles) are for July 1985 to June 1986, inclusive, from 700 plots per month. The temporal fitted linear log10 -log10 regression of the variance and mean of the number of fresh pig dung pellets per 100 plots per month is the solid line.

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