Key threatening process under the EPBC Act
Predation, habitat degradation, competition and disease transmission by feral pigs was listed as a key threatening process under section 168 of the EPBC Act in 2002.
Maps of feral pig impacts
The maps below show the number of threatened species and ecological communities impacted on, or potentially impacted on, by feral pigs within their current range (note, the maps do not show the individual species or ecological communities). The current range of pigs is identified in Assessing invasive animals in Australia 2008 . Information on threatened species and ecological communities is sourced from the Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT).