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Freedom of information request response - 05276

FOI request

FOI ID number
05276
Regarding
Wild Boar Licensing
Request

1) The number of current licences issued by your authority under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976/2007 for keeping wild boar (Sus scrofa) and/or wild boar hybrids (wild boar x domestic pig crosses), and when these were first issued.

2) Whether these licences are granted to agricultural enterprises, private landowners/estates or zoological organisations/collections.

3) The number of individual wild boar and wild boar x domestic pig crosses that these licenses cover.

4) The number of Dangerous Wild Animal licences issued for wild boar that are now rescinded/defunct, and when these were granted and ended.

5) Whether any escapes of wild boar or wild boar hybrids were reported by these license holders, and the approximate date and number of animals that they were reported escaping.

Our response

Response

1) The number of current licences issued by your authority under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976/2007 for keeping wild boar (Sus scrofa) and/or wild boar hybrids (wild boar x domestic pig crosses), and when these were first issued. None

2) Whether these licences are granted to agricultural enterprises, private landowners/estates or zoological organisations/collections. N/A

3) The number of individual wild boar and wild boar x domestic pig crosses that these licenses cover. N/A

4) The number of Dangerous Wild Animal licences issued for wild boar that are now rescinded/defunct, and when these were granted and ended. None

5) Whether any escapes of wild boar or wild boar hybrids were reported by these license holders, and the approximate date and number of animals that they were reported escaping. N/A

Response date
04 May 2018