The feral pig (Sus scrofa) is one of the most widespread and damaging pest animals in Queensland. Feral pigs in Australia are descendants of various subspecies of the domestic pig. Accidental and deliberate releases of domestic and semi-feral pigs have resulted in a large feral pig population.
The feral pig is a declared Class 2 pest under Queensland legislation. It is the responsibility of landholders to control feral pigs on their land.
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