Pigs were introduced to mainland Australia in the 1770ís. It is unknown
the year. Between the 18th century and the 19th century, pigs were
brought to Australia as domesticated farm animals. During the 19th
century, domestic pigs were taken to different settlements in various
parts of the continent as a food source for other settlements and
Due to inadequate enclosed areas and inadequate control in
these times, feral pig populations were soon established in the wild.
Intentional introductions by recreational hunters throughout the
settlement of this country to present day assisted in the establishment
of populations of feral pigs in other areas.
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