Attacked By A Boar

As the tree gave way under my weight, I fired my revolver, but again, Nothing! As the hog Turned to fend off my dog, I saw my chance, leapt from the sagging pine and bolted.Outdoor Life Online Editor
The boar charged, swinging his head back and forth. My only option was to hurdle the pig!Outdoor Life Online Editor
I scrambled up a small pine tree, but the tusked devil was hot on my heels. My dog was hot on his.Outdoor Life Online Editor
As the tree gave way under my weight, I fired my revolver, but again, Nothing! As the hog Turned to fend off my dog, I saw my chance, leapt from the sagging pine and bolted.Outdoor Life Online Editor
I called off my dog and we ran. Thankfully, the big boar abandoned the chase. Once back at camp, I threw out every piece of old ammunition I owned.Outdoor Life Online Editor

Marcus Field, of Tampa, Fla., was attacked by a hog, chased up a tree, then saved by his dog. Read the whole story in this month's "This Happened To Me."