Wild boars likely to recolonise whole of Singapore in next decade: Study

Within 20 years, wild boars have rapidly spread and increased in many forest patches sampled, according to the study. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Wild boars have naturally recolonised most of the viable green spaces in Singapore, except the southern forests, but are likely to do so in the next decade, a recent study has found.

Published in the journal Conservation Science and Practice on Feb 16, the report tracing the unassisted growth of Singapore’s largest wild animals at the moment is the most comprehensive study of camera trap data here in terms of duration and area covered.

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