Susan Koop, from Theodore in
Queensland, who operates the We Chase Boars website, posted pictures
of herself with a number of animals, and put her bid in for the
wolf-eyes head lamp, saying My boyfriend and I only really hunt at
night I only have a touch and I always have to drop it to free up my
hands a wolf-eyes headlamp would come in very handy:).
Tanya ORyan sent Daily Mail
Australia photographs of a mob of feral pigs feeding at night and a
swamp bed completely dug up by pigs.
One woman from New Zealands South
Island posted a photograph of herself surrounded by pigs, saying My
name is Hannah, the first photo is a 100lb boar, the second is a
172lb boar, the third is a 185lb boar the fourth is my biggest one
yet at a massive 228.8lb the fifth is a 170lb boar and lastly is a
Another site, Razorback Australia,
advertises a Bush to Babe competition for female pig hunters posing
with their catches.
The Federal Environment Departments
feral pig abatement plan which is inviting public submissions says
feral pigs are known or perceived threats to 16 endangered species,
including frogs, birds and a species of small Australian marsupial,
The government plan says that feral
pigs are found in all Australian states, often in wetlands, and
consume bird chicks, reptiles, reptile and bird eggs, frogs, soil
organisms, earthworms and other invertebrates, carrion, fruit,
seeds, roots, tubers, bulbs and plant foliage.
The plan also list the predation,
habitat loss, competition and disease transmission by feral pigs
[which] includes the impacts on native ecosystems, flora and fauna
due to the presence of feral pigs, their movement, rooting,
wallowing, trampling, tusking or rubbing trees, and consumption of
water, animals, plants and soil organisms.