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Down in the Forest, something stirred….

wild boar in Dean

Even for Richard, wild boar were a memory. Does this mean that because of their reintroduction to England, we can see what he never did? The above photograph was taken in the Forest of Dean, which isn’t far from where I live. My daughter and granddaughter had a confrontation with two adult boar and two piglets/hoglets, and that was bad enough. The thought of a whole gang as above doesn’t bear thinking about! The Forest is teeming with them, so walk there with caution.

Small wonder Richard chose such a ferocious creature as his emblem!

 

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2 thoughts on “Down in the Forest, something stirred….

  1. I wonder if he encountered them in Burgundy/France when he was over there.

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  2. viscountessw on said:

    A real possibility. I hadn’t thought of that.

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