Papua-Wildschwein Sus scrofa papuensis (Lesson and Garnot, 1826)


English: Papuan Wild Pig; French: Sanglier de Papouasie.

Former distribution: As now.
Present distribution: New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, Louisiade Archipelago, Solomon Islands, Admiralty Islads, Japen, Waigeu, Yule, Mysol, Ternate, Salawaki, Todore, Ceram, Batanta, Aru- and Kei-Islands.
Behaviour: See Wildschwein
Population status: Stable.
Brief notes: No records.
Hunting methods: With beaters, from a hide, to a bait, stalking.
Remarks: The introduction of European wild boars into New Guinea seems doubtful; therefore not listed here.