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Invasive Mammals

Understanding life history and the environmental requirements, tolerances, and thresholds of invasive species is critical to developing effective control and management options. The USGS conducts research on the biology of many species including Nutria and feral pigs to provide the information needed by management agencies.
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Invasive Mammals

Understanding life history and the environmental requirements, tolerances, and thresholds of invasive species is critical to developing effective control and management options. The USGS conducts research on the biology of many species including Nutria and feral pigs to provide the information needed by management agencies.
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Feral Pig Abundance at Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge

Feral pigs (Sus scrofa) have been identified as a significant problem in 120 U.S. National Wildlife Refuges. Pigs cause substantial degradation to natural ecosystems through rooting, digging, and browsing, but they are particularly destructive in Hawai‘I, which has no native terrestrial large mammals.
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Feral Pig Abundance at Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge

Feral pigs (Sus scrofa) have been identified as a significant problem in 120 U.S. National Wildlife Refuges. Pigs cause substantial degradation to natural ecosystems through rooting, digging, and browsing, but they are particularly destructive in Hawai‘I, which has no native terrestrial large mammals.
Learn More