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Re: Wolves' wild boar hunting

Subject: Re: Wolves' wild boar hunting
From: "NordicNature" nordicsounds
Date: Sun Sep 18, 2011 4:05 pm ((PDT))
The link is
The sound is called "Wolves' wild boar hunting".


--- In  "Kawika" <> wrote:
> Hi Hakan, for some reason I see no Soundcloud link--
> --- In  "NordicNature" <nordicnature@> w=
> >
> > 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 aro=
und me was amplified like I usually have. Since I was trying to photograph =
animals I had my camouflage clothes on. I rarely use a hide.
> > Suddenly I heard that the ducks, lapwings and other birds to the left o=
f me flew up in the air worried about something. I looked in that direction=
 with my binocular and then I saw two wolves coming in my direction. They w=
ere about 200m from me. The female (smaller) was about 50m ahead of the mal=
e. She stopped when she was about 40m from me a little to the left. She pro=
bably "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 fema=
le from my view. He stopped at about 30m from me. He stared at me or in my =
direction for 5 minutes... I was leaning to the left in a not so comfort po=
sition so I said to myself, please go now... my back hurts, but he didn't. =
Instead, he lay down in the grass... and he continued starring at me (or my=
 not camouflaged mic). I was completely still and after a few minutes he st=
arted to look around instead. The female passed him and lay down further aw=
ay to the right of me. After 10-15 minutes he joined her. They changed posi=
tions a few times and seemed to be in no hurry.
> > Then the female started to target a red deer bull. She crawled on her s=
tomach closer and closer. The male followed  about 30m behind her. She got =
closer and closer and when she had about 50m left to the red deer she got i=
n to full attack. The male wolf followed and they both attacked the red dee=
r bull. The deer defended himself really well with his big horns. He attack=
ed the wolves so they had to back off a few times. The wolves continued the=
ir attack from two directions for a while, but then they gave up and lay do=
wn in the grass. After a while they tried again, but the deer still defende=
d himself really well. He didn't make the mistake to try and run. They gave=
 up again and the walked away to the edge of the field and lay down just in=
side the  forrest. After about 20 minutes I heard a familiar sound. Wild bo=
ar heard was incoming...
> >
> > Here my posted recording at soundcloud starts, since there was just bre=
athing sounds and sounds when wolves and deer move in the grass previously,=
 so not much to listen to.
> >
> > 0.00
> > The wild boars where coming from the right and straight at the red deer=
 bull in front of me, that still was in the same position close to the wolv=
es. I looked at the wolves and they backed of into the forrest to avoid bei=
ng seen by the wild boars and also to get into a high speed when they enter=
 the field 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=
 can be heard
> >
> > 1.02
> > chaos when the wild boars meets the wolves and also the deer gets in th=
e 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 c=
ontinues to the right of me
> >
> > 1.54
> > I turn the mic to the right, pointing it in the direction of the wild b=
oar 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 fa=
ce and i'm half sitting, half lying in an awkward position leaning on my ri=
ght arm 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 rec=
ording=85 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,=
 often up to 95%.
> > Red deer is one of the largest deer species. It's smaller but often "sm=
arter" than the swedish Elk. It goes to counter attack against the wolves, =
and they don't like that. The Elk tries to run, and it's probably the reaso=
n that the wolves here in Sweden have almost 50% success in killing Elk.
> >
> > /H=E5kan
> >

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