Re: So the little woman lucked out with a moose tag
Perhaps the biggest bummer was that our digital camera bit the big one the morning of the kill. I could barely make out the wife and moose in the camera and subsequent photos. Just looked like fog. I bought a new camera the next day. The old one has been a POS since it was about two years old. So, sorry, no photos. We did snap a cell phone photo to send out to family and friends, but it 's just doesn't have enough pixels to view bigger than about 2"x2". Lack of photos is a real bummer, but she doesn't even care. She's just glad to have it past her, and to have a sign in the garage where she parks her car that says "Reserved for Moose Killers".
Thanks for all the tips and supports. Perhaps one day I will luck out with a high end tag.
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...