Attacked By A Boar

Marcus Field, of Tampa, Fla., was attacked by a hog, chased up a tree, then saved by his dog. Read … Continued

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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
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The boar charged, swinging his head back and forth. My only option was to hurdle the pig! Outdoor Life Online Editor
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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
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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
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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.”