Oak trees hinder Dutch boar hunters


This video from England is called Wild boar with piglets, Forest of Dean – 22nd April 2012.

Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:

Acorns frustrate boar hunting

Monday 14 Oct 2013, 12:05 (Update: 14-10-13, 12:48)

Hunters expect that it will be very hard this year to shoot wild boars in the Veluwe region. This is because there are many acorns, chestnuts and beechnuts this year.

Until the end of the hunting season over 1,300 pigs are supposed to be killed in the Veluwe. Normally the hunters gather near feeding areas. Hungry boars will come to feed, and then they will be shot.

But now that the whole forest is littered with acorns, chestnuts and beechnuts, the pigs have no need to come to the feeding areas. They roam the forests everywhere, there is plenty to eat and the hunters will have to chase the animals.

Wildlife organization Het Edelhert thinks that the hunters now will shoot only 70 percent of the required number of animals.

28 thoughts on “Oak trees hinder Dutch boar hunters

  1. Pingback: Wild boar helps birds to survive winter | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  2. How wonderful to see animals shot with a CAMERA and not the GUN!! Charming little family and entitled to life the same as humans!

    Like

  3. Pingback: British birds, other wildlife, need people’s help | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  4. Pingback: Dutch badger video | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  5. Pingback: Wild boar piglets, video | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  6. Pingback: Wild boar piglets | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  7. Pingback: Boars with piglets, video | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  8. Pingback: Firefighters save wild boar, gamekeeper shoots them | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  9. Pingback: Wild boar smell truffles, not acorns | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  10. Pingback: Red deer mating season, video | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  11. Pingback: Killer of boar piglets, saved from drowning, no longer a gamekeeper | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  12. Pingback: How to see deer and wild boar | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  13. Pingback: Red deer running, video | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  14. Pingback: Tree protects itself against insects and bacteria, video | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  15. Pingback: English rock band The Hurriers interviewed | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  16. Pingback: Stag beetle and hornet, video | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  17. Pingback: Films about plants at Rotterdam festival | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  18. Pingback: Red deer bathing in mud, video | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  19. Pingback: Rare mosses discovery in Dutch Brabant | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.