[Sca-cooks] Wid Boar

Colin MacNachtan colin at mccr.org
Sun Dec 20 16:07:59 PST 2009

On Sunday 20 December 2009, Daniel & Elizabeth Phelps wrote:
> You can hunt "wild" boar in Florida, domestic hogs gone feral.  They are a 
> pest and are hunted with dogs. Give such a couple of generations in the
>  wild  and they are quite wild... nasty and vicious indeed.  Picture mini
>  rhinos with tusks rooting up the landscape.  We have mini dragons down
>  here too, Nile Monitor Lizards.  They get six foot long and will take your
>  cat, small dog or even bite your hand off if you corner one.

Feral hogs are also rampant throughout Texas.  They're mean and nasty and 
quite destructive to farms and ranches. Local ranchers shoot and trap them 
regularly to keep their numbers down.

I've been told the young ones make for quite good eating.

Colin MacNachtan
Bryn Gwlad, Ansteorra.

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