Fantastic job to both of them! Thanks for sharing the pics!
Fantastic job to both of them! Thanks for sharing the photograph too That's a great looking buck! There is no doubt that it is a day of memories to treasure for both of them! My son is my number one hunting partner and I am happy to say that we bagged his first buck (a spike horn) on Thanksgiving morning and we had one more thing to be grateful for!
I'll post the story here on BGH as soon as I get it written up!
Wild boars are like many other (male) wild animals in that they will tangle over the affections of the fairer sex. Nature has however given them some additional padding over the fairer sex to prevent them from tearing each other to shreds. This bony cartiledge is most commonly referred to as the boar's shield. This armor helps prevent the tusks of mature males from penetrating into the vitals of their rivals (usually). I'd heard of such a thing before going on my first wild...