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Old 27 July 2009, 10:29 PM
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Comment: Hmmm, a "Radiology" worker that probably carries a 458 Win. Magnum in their work vehicle? Well, after all, it is Texas! At least they're still sane and mostly free down there. God Bless Texas!

Remember Comrade, after Obama takes away the guns we will just wear little bells on our shoes and pack a can of pepper spray to keep something like this away.

Over 1,800 lb. wild boar shot and killed in Conroe, Texas near the County Airport, East of I-45 and near the community of Cut and Shoot. Killed by a medical Radiology worker...What would you do if this beast was coming at you? Run for dear life? Climb a tree? or simply get run over?





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Old 27 July 2009, 10:34 PM
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Comment: Hmmm, a "Radiology" worker that probably carries a 458 Win. Magnum in their work vehicle?
LOL. I doubt that "Nature Tours" employs many radiologists.

ETA: looks like it might be in Turkey.

ETAA: Yup

http://www.naturetours.com.tr/approches/approches.htm
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Old 28 July 2009, 07:45 PM
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Carefully posed forced perspective, if that hog is 1800 lbs, I'm 1800 years old.
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Old 28 July 2009, 08:48 PM
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Firstly, no one in Texas carries a .458 Win Mag with them. Even if they do have a rifle in the gun rack, it is either a .22 caliber (.223 or .22-.250) or a .30 caliber (.30-30 or .30-06). There is just no desire or demand for a safari rifle.

Secondly, as Hardhead said, there is no way that pig is 1,800 lbs. more like 500-600, although it is hard to tell based on perspective.

Thirdly, the OP had to twist Pres. Obama in there.

Fourthly, wild, feral hogs in Texas are very unlikely to charge you, they are generally afraid of and will run away from people.
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Old 28 July 2009, 08:59 PM
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Secondly, as Hardhead said, there is no way that pig is 1,800 lbs. more like 500-600, although it is hard to tell based on perspective.
the site the photos are from claim that its 800+. Still a big, frackin boar, though.
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Old 28 July 2009, 09:10 PM
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Either this is an example of forced perspecive or man in the green shirt is changing in size. The size of his head in relation to the boar's head is different in all three picture.
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Old 28 July 2009, 09:55 PM
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the site the photos are from claim that its 800+. Still a big, frackin boar, though.
Maybe so. No way it is 1,800+ though.
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Old 28 July 2009, 10:47 PM
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the site the photos are from claim that its 800+. Still a big, frackin boar, though.
I was under the impression that boars generally maxed out around 600 lbs (around 275 kg)... so an 800 pounder is still probably an exaggeration.
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Old 18 January 2010, 06:20 PM
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This is now circulating with the following text:

We do not have traps that huge!!!!

We got big Hogs in Selkirk Manitoba

Cute little Manitoba pig.........That was killed in the town of SELKIRK MB.
We call them Piney Wood Rooter's.

Over 1,800 lb. wild boar shot and killed in SELKIRK MB near the SELKIRK
Airport, East of #9 and near the community of ST.ANDREWS. Killed by a
medical Radiology worker...What would you do if this beast was coming
at you? Run for dear life? Climb a tree or simply get run over ?

Yep......only in SELKIRK. We were taught to stand still because there eye
sight is poor. By standing still they probably would not see you and walk
right on by. And 'No', you can't out run them!! Look at how tall the grass
and weed's are. How fast do you think you would be running thru that?
I don't know about ya'll but I would fall flat on my face after a few steps.
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Old 18 January 2010, 06:22 PM
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And also claimed to be in Northern Louisiana.
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Comment: Hmmm, a "Radiology" worker that probably carries a 458 Win. Magnum in their work vehicle? Well, after all, it is Texas! At least they're still sane and mostly free down there. God Bless Texas!
No one in their right mind carries a 458 Win. Mag in their vehicle unless they are out big game hunting. Something that calibur would be used on elephants or possibly water buffalo. It would not be carried around in a truck on a regular basis. They are quite spendy to buy and most people put very expensive scopes on those types of guns. They wouldn't risk it being stolen.

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I was under the impression that boars generally maxed out around 600 lbs (around 275 kg)... so an 800 pounder is still probably an exaggeration.
Did you ever hear about HOGZILLA? Wild boars have been known to mate with domestic swine and can result in some pretty huge offspring.
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Old 01 March 2010, 08:28 PM
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This boar is also said to be from Elk Creek, CA.
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Old 01 March 2010, 09:18 PM
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Well travelled pig/hog/boar.

the top picture does look... fiddled with.
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Old 19 November 2010, 09:44 PM
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Default Another big boar -- from Turkey

Note the name on the car: "Nature Tours." This particular operation runs hunting trips in Turkey. If you visit their website you'll find these identical photos.

http://www.naturetours.com.tr/approches/approches.htm
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The boar in the 3rd photo isn't even the same boar from the first two.
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I'm surprised nobody noticed that them boys don't look Texans for one bit! They look middle-eastern'ish (to me), and I would say (having been to Turkey) that they could indeed be Turkish.

I do not recognize the vehicle to be an American vehicle. The side-mounted blinker (indicator) is usually more common outside of North America.

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Old 25 March 2011, 06:11 PM
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Comment: Wouldn’t want to run in to one of these buggers....No idea
that anything like this was in Canada!!

Cute little Saskatchewan pig ... killed near the town of Bigger. We call
them SK Rooter's. There was a documentary about these things growing
up so rapidly in Canada. They're all over AB, SK, and MB.

Ever wonder what happens to those people who leave home one day
and just "disappear"? Then their car is found out on a dirt road? Between
bigfoot and these monsters, I think we know now!

What would you do if this beast was coming at you? Run for dear life?
Climb a tree? Or simply get run over? Over 1,800 lb. Wild boar shot and
killed in Swan River, Manitoba.

Yep......only in Canada! PorkChop ? Anyone?
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Old 25 March 2011, 06:21 PM
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Comment: There was a documentary on about a month ago about these things
growing up so rapidly in the US. They're all over Georgia, Alabama, Southern
Arkansas, Texas, Florida, and other states.
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Old 26 March 2011, 04:46 AM
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That, at least, is true- Discovery Channel/Animal Planet made a documentary on feral hogs in the US several years ago, and they recently reran it.
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Old 02 April 2011, 04:40 PM
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Note the name on the car: "Nature Tours." This particular operation runs hunting trips in Turkey. If you visit their website you'll find these identical photos.

http://www.naturetours.com.tr/approches/approches.htm
That link isn't working for me, but I found something on the same photos via their French website:

http://naturetours.fr/index.php?opti...155&Itemid=149

Also see:

http://naturetours.fr/pdf/plaquette-...tours-2010.pdf
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