Oliver Keuling1, Norman Stier2

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scrofa) with piglets. Eur J Wildl Res 60:367-370. Keuling O, Lauterbach K, Stier N, Roth M (2010) Hunter feedback of individually marked wild boar Sus scrofa.
Supplemental material A Regulating wild boar populations is “somebody else´s problem”! - Human dimension in wild boar management

Oliver Keuling1, Egbert Strauß1,2, Ursula Siebert1 1

Institute for Terrestrial and Aquatic Wildlife Research, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Bischofsholer Damm 15, 30173 Hannover, Germany, [email protected] / ursula.siebert@tiho-

hannover.de, 2Hunting Association of Lower Saxony (LJN Landesjägerschaft Niedersachsen e.V.), Schopenhauerstr. 21, 30625 Hannover, Germany, [email protected]

Tab. S_A: Overview on questions in the survey Question

predetermined answers


Do wild boar occur in your hunting ground?

no wild boar, rare transients, regular transients, residents, no answer given (na)

7,985 – 8,314

When were wild boar observed or shot within your hunting ground for the first time?

have always been there, first occurrence before 1980, in the 1980´s, in the 1990´s, in the 2000´s.


Do you regard reduction of wild boar population as inevitable in a) Lower Saxony? b) your own municipality?

yes, no, no opinion, no answer given (na)


Would you be willing to shoot the following animals for regulative purposes? a) small striped piglets b) increased number of adult females

yes, no, no opinion, no answer given (na)


Which methods do you regard as promising for wild boar population regulation?

Predetermined answers, multiple answers possible


Do you think you hunted sufficiently for population regulation?

Yes, no, I am not sure, no answer given (na)


Which proportion of the population did you harvest?