The initiative was approved by the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources.
“Hunting wild boar will be prohibited from June 2023 for three years,” the governor said on his Telegram channel.
There must be enough time to replenish the number of animals. From 2020 to 2022, his herd was reduced by 75 percent, from 15,650 to 3,834, due to African swine fever. At the same time, the Amur tiger population is growing. In 2015, there were 105 of them in the Khabarovsk Territory, and in 2022 – 140-150. Because of this, the number of conflicting Red Book cats coming out to people has increased in the region.
Recall that a tiger caught in the Khabarovsk Territory, which for several months terrorized the inhabitants of the village of Dzhonka and the village of Innokentievka in the Khabarovsk Territory, recently died.