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Fending off a boar with an axe?

The most useful thing you can do with an axe in case of a boar attack is throwing it into the bushes and climbing the nearest tree. Trying to melee with a charging boar is a bad ideaTM, regardless of ...
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Is there any reason that a wild boars would charge the tent?

As a general rule wild boars would not charge a tent. They usually only charge when they feel threatened. Like many other wild animals, wild boars will only attack if they are cornered or if they ...
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Is there any reason that a wild boars would charge the tent?

I have never heard of wild boars charging a tent. I really don't imagine that happening, assuming there isn't a human visibly standing in the doorway or something. Wild boars predominantly charge to ...
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Artificial reintroduction of wild animals: how frequently does it happen, and what is the purpose?

It happens fairly often, and usually the purpose is to reintroduce the animals to places where they used to be but were wiped out. This is know as species reintroduction/restablishment. Species ...
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Should I use a double or triple broadhead for boars?

Three blade broadheads will leave a wider wound channel and thus a better chance for a kill as bow kills are usually blood loss. It can be argued that two blade gets better penetration but, in my ...
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What options are available for hunting feral boar on Hawaii?

Here is what I've learned from living and vacationing in Hawaii on several of the islands. Looking through the Hawaiian Yellow Pages, it seems that there are several different local food processing ...
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Is there any reason that a wild boars would charge the tent?

I camp very often in a country park campground where boars come almost everyday, starting from sunset. I've also seen boars bite tents many times, if there are no people inside. However, I've never ...
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Is it safe spending night in wild boar territory?

As long as you are permitted to do the camping I would not worry too much for the boars. However, make sure that you have a wild animal to worry about more: Homo sapiens. However, when selecting ...
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Is 30-06 too high caliber for hunting wild boar?

It's not that it would be too big of a cartridge, it's just that it's an old cartridge (introduced in 1906) that's no longer what the Cool Kids™ use. 308, for example, is lighter, cheaper, more ...
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Is there any reason that a wild boars would charge the tent?

Wild boars usually do not roam alone, I have seen them in groups of 8-12 in the aegean Turkey. They almost certainly come at night, sometimes even day time. Day times are not much problem. About boar ...
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Is there any reason that a wild boars would charge the tent?

I have slept 4 nights recently (July) in the Czech Republic and Poland with boars nearby. I make it a habit to urinate on the trees around my campsite to let animals, particularly wild dogs, know it ...
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What are the odds that I stand a chance against Wild Boars?

First of all wild boars have a bad sight, they just smell well and hear. Though personally I would say that to minor noise they don't react much. Therefore there is a need of decent noise if you do ...
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Fending off a boar with an axe?

RE: Fending off a Boar with an Axe. Sure, you could do that. BUT... chances are high that you will likely not incapacitate the Boar enough immediately since you may not penetrate deep enough with the ...
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Is it safe spending night in wild boar territory?

I'd be careful of wild pigs (boar or sow doesn't matter that much) when moving rather than when camping/sleeping: the danger is if you meet them and they are cornered. But unless you like to enter ...
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Fending off a boar with an axe?

Not going to distract with an axe and then climb a tree. You got to the tree or not before the hog got to you. Hogs are usually in brush without a lot of trees you can climb. An axe is a formidable ...
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How to react to an aggressive boar

I’m all for carrying a 357 magnum orca marlin 444 loaded with hollow points and pop a cap into them aggressive or not. Here in Florida you can’t even hike anymore with the things getting weird.By hike ...
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