Wild Boar in the UK

Based on years of observation, stemming from a lifelong fascination, Gerry Meredith provides some insight into the history, spread, behaviour, diet and damage caused by this beguiling creature. Wild boar have a long and chequered history in the UK, having faced several extinctions followed by reintroduction along the way. Thankfully, or not, depending on your viewpoint, we have arrived at a time where wild boar are once again availing themselves of the delights of the British countryside. I have been mesmerised by wild boar since I was a young boy. It all began after reading an article in one...

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