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Table 3 The median time (%) wild boars spent performing different behaviours in a corral-style trap

From: Wild boar behaviour during live-trap capture in a corral-style trap: implications for animal welfare

Behavioural category Median time (%) spent on each behavioura χ2 df P
Evening Night Morning
Rest 0 29 38 8.7 2 0.013*
Still 4 4 2 0.5 2 0.77
Forage 61 21 17 9.6 2 0.008*
Active 30 6 21 2.8 2 0.25
Escape 0 0 2 7.5 2 0.023*,b
  1. aTo test the difference between the behaviour performed during the evening, night and morning, a Friedman ANOVA was performed
  2. bThe significant difference disappeared in the pair-wise test (Wilcoxon matched pairs test) after the Sequential Bonferroni correction
  3. *Significant difference was set to P < 0.05