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Re: Wolves' wild boar hunting

Subject: Re: Wolves' wild boar hunting
From: "michael trommer" trommersanssoleil
Date: Sat Sep 17, 2011 9:39 pm ((PDT))
Wow =AD nice recording...i=B9m curious: what sort of a landscape was it ? T=
reverb/echo suggest a wide flat space bordered by mountains...?

On 11-09-17 8:04 PM, "NordicNature" <> wrote:

> Hi!
> Sorry for the long text and my (not so good) english=85
> I hope that you will read it though. :)
> I was out photographing/recording.
> It was late, but the full moon helped lighting up my surroundings.
> I had the recorder in rec/pause and my headphones on, so all sounds aroun=
d me
> was amplified like I usually have. Since I was trying to photograph anima=
ls I
> had my camouflage clothes on. I rarely use a hide.
> Suddenly I heard that the ducks, lapwings and other birds to the left of =
> flew up in the air worried about something. I looked in that direction wi=
th my
> binocular and then I saw two wolves coming in my direction. They were abo=
> 200m from me. The female (smaller) was about 50m ahead of the male. She
> stopped when she was about 40m from me a little to the left. She probably
> "sensed" that I was there... She sat down and looked around.
> The male wolf came straight at me since he was to the right of the female=
> my view. He stopped at about 30m from me. He stared at me or in my direct=
> for 5 minutes... I was leaning to the left in a not so comfort position s=
o I
> said to myself, please go now... my back hurts, but he didn't. Instead, h=
e lay
> down in the grass... and he continued starring at me (or my not camouflag=
> mic). I was completely still and after a few minutes he started to look a=
> instead. The female passed him and lay down further away to the right of =
> After 10-15 minutes he joined her. They changed positions a few times and
> seemed to be in no hurry.
> Then the female started to target a red deer bull. She crawled on her sto=
> closer and closer. The male followed  about 30m behind her. She got close=
r and
> closer and when she had about 50m left to the red deer she got in to full
> attack. The male wolf followed and they both attacked the red deer bull. =
> deer defended himself really well with his big horns. He attacked the wol=
> so they had to back off a few times. The wolves continued their attack fr=
> two directions for a while, but then they gave up and lay down in the gra=
> After a while they tried again, but the deer still defended himself reall=
> well. He didn't make the mistake to try and run. They gave up again and t=
> walked away to the edge of the field and lay down just inside the  forres=
> After about 20 minutes I heard a familiar sound. Wild boar heard was
> incoming...
> Here my posted recording at soundcloud starts, since there was just breat=
> sounds and sounds when wolves and deer move in the grass previously, so n=
> much to listen to.
> 0.00
> The wild boars where coming from the right and straight at the red deer b=
> in front of me, that still was in the same position close to the wolves. =
> looked at the wolves and they backed of into the forrest to avoid being s=
> by the wild boars and also to get into a high speed when they enter the f=
> to attack the wild boars.
> 0.06
> wild boars
> 0.10
> Red deer bull
> 0.54
> Steps from wild boar getting closer to me and the deer
> 1.00
> wolves are attacking the wild boars in full speed and the wolves breath c=
an be
> heard
> 1.02
> chaos when the wild boars meets the wolves and also the deer gets in the
> middle of it. They run around in a circle in front of me a couple of time=
> 1.17
> They start to run away to the right of me.
> 1.26
> The red deer gets out of the mess and runs into the forrest. The hunt
> continues to the right of me
> 1.54
> I turn the mic to the right, pointing it in the direction of the wild boa=
> heard and wolves, so I made a cut to remove this sound.
> From now on I make some sounds because the mic is really close to my face=
> i'm half sitting, half lying in an awkward position leaning on my right a=
> with the binocular in my left hand. The action made me forget about the
> recording as well...
> 2.01
> the wolves is trying to separate one wild boar from the heard
> 2.15
> Now they got one wild boar alone and he tries to get away from them
> 2.43
> wolves are attacking from two sides
> no more comments until the end. Use your imagination.
> 6.22
> The end of the life for the wild boar=85
> I hope that you don't think that it is distasteful to publish this record=
> it's the way of nature, to eat or be eaten=85
> You can choose not to listen.
> The sounds affects me anyway and probably a few of the ones that listen.
> You can find the recording at my soundloud account,
> It's name is "Wolves' wild boar hunting"
> Note:
> We have around 200-250 wolves in sweden. Elk is their most common prey, o=
> up to 95%.
> Red deer is one of the largest deer species. It's smaller but often "smar=
> than the swedish Elk. It goes to counter attack against the wolves, and t=
> don't like that. The Elk tries to run, and it's probably the reason that =
> wolves here in Sweden have almost 50% success in killing Elk.
> /H=E5kan
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