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Wild Boar (Europe)

Scientific Name: Sus scrofa

Subspecies: Sus sr. castilianus (Portugal and Spain) Sus sr. reiseri (Albania, Bulgaria and the former Yugoslavia). Sus sr. attila (Hungary, Romania and Russia).

Distribution: All countries in Europe with the exception of The British Isles, southern Italy and southern Greece.

Habitat: Woodland with dense undergrowth, often in the vicinity of pasture land.

Description: Large animal with a very compact body and rather short legs. General colour dark brown with some grey hairs in older individuals. Bristles along the back and the flanks.

Hunting method: Stalking, lying in wait and driven hunt.

Hunting available in: All areas of distribution in Europe.

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