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Table 5 Trap-related pathological findings documented in 13 of 20 subadult

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

Capture event Sexa Body mass (Kg) Superficial skin abrasions; location and size (mm) Subcutaneous haemorrhage; location and size (mm) Bone injuries, size (mm) Lesion scoreb
3 F 23 Nasal bridge, 20 × 25 5
3 F 23 Nasal bridge, 20 × 25 5
3 F 24 Nasal bridge, 20 × 25 5
5 M 42 Snout, 10 × 5 Nasal bridge, 20 × 25 5
6 M 21 Nasal bridge, 20 × 25 5
6 M 37 Snout × 2, nasal bridge, 30 × 35, 7 × 7, 25 × 14 Nasal bridge, 20 × 25 Nasal bone fissure, 40 30
6 F 33 Nasal bridge, 20 × 25 5
6 F 36 Nasal bridge, 5 × 5 5
8 M 28 Snout × 2: 15 × 10, 6 × 6 Nasal bridge × 2: 55 × 40, 30 × 15 5
10 F 26 Snout, 15 × 10 Chin, 30 × 15 5
11 M 50 Nasal bridge, 20 × 15 Nasal bridge, chin 20 × 15, 5 × 5 5
12 M 40 Nasal bridge × 2: 15 × 6, 5 × 5 Nasal bridge, 50 × 20 5
12 M 47 Snout × 2, nasal bridge, 30 × 10, 8 × 10, 8 × 8 Nasal bridge, 50 × 30 5
  1. Trap-related pathological findings were documented in 13 of 20 subadult wild boars that were captured in a corral-style trap and killed by gunshot to the brain
  2. aSex: F-female, M-male
  3. bLesion score according to the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency’s Regulations on approval of Hunting Devices, (In Swedish) Naturvårdsverkets föreskrifter om typgodkännande av fångstredskap, NFS 2013:13, Naturvårdsverkets Författningssamling
  4. Available at: https://www.naturvardsverket.se/Documents/foreskrifter/nfs2013/nfs-2013-13.pdf