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Sigh. Well, it’s happened again and we can’t say we are surprised. A 50-year-old man was recently on a boar hunt with a group in Germany when he was attacked and killed by a male boar he was trying to shoot. According to German police, the man suffered serious injuries to his left thigh and fell into the nearby water. The man, who later died at a hospital has not yet been identified.

Police note that the whereabouts of the pig are unknown and don’t know if the boar was injured. About 500,000 boars are killed every year in Germany alone, which is heartbreaking when you consider how boars are social animals, with their families being led by the oldest matriarch of the family and like all animals, they simply want to live in peace.

While we can definitely understand the sentiments of those who read this story and regard this hunter with fury, we don’t celebrate anyone’s death (human or animal) and see the entire situation as utterly senseless. Because let’s be honest, the man shouldn’t have been hunting in the first place. Animals in the wild … are wild! They are living, thinking beings with instincts for survival. We have to ask ourselves if the “thrill of the hunt” is really worth risking your own life – while deliberately taking that of another.

Here’s a novel concept that can keep this situation from happening in the future. Let’s leave the wildlife alone. Instead of going to shoot big game, why not take a trip to simply appreciate these animals in their natural state? You can also support organizations like the World Animal Protection and the World Wildlife Fund who are working towards conservation – without killing.

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293 comments on “Not Again… Hunter Dies After Wild Boar He Is Hunting Attacks Him”

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Robin Hayman
10 Months Ago

Karma too bad the man died but he was out there to kill and karma took hold. The boar was protecting himself. That is the risk you take no sympathy here

Carol Gardner
10 Months Ago

Oh not the world hasn’t lost another murdering evil scumbag bastard hunter has it

Michèle Losse
10 Months Ago

They can be dangerous. You go after them, then go after you back. You leave them alone, they leave you alone, simple.

Linda Howard
10 Months Ago

The great equalizer at work.

Laura Hart
10 Months Ago

Exactly. Leave the wild alone.

Peter Bull Lindberg
10 Months Ago

I been hunting wild pig's for 50 years my 5 sons all their lives. Had some close calls but no different if fishing more people drown fishing.

John Daniels
10 Dec 2017

I love it, I have a few pigs under my belt. Donated all the meat to a food pantry. Last year 10 families had full freezers. Just be prepared to get alot of flack though. Lol

Peter Lalor
10 Months Ago

Paul Clarke you still with us

Paul Clarke
09 Dec 2017

Still here mate

Jason Richard Blake
10 Months Ago

Glad hope he was in lots of pain

Rita Reinecker
10 Months Ago

Survival of the fittest....

Vicki Adrienne Fluker
10 Months Ago

To bad Now his family feels to lose .. Think about the pigs they lose ......


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