Evening Hog

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Evening Hog

Postby LowKey » 11 Dec 2017 16

This hog made his appearance a couple of minutes after sunset.
This is very unusual around here, most are only seen moving at night.

Hog, daytime 508pm 37F 12 8 2017 N reduced size.JPG

My guess is that his early arrival was related to the cold weather.
Trail cam show temperature was 37 F.

A friend said he doesn't think deer, hogs, and other animals feel the cold like humans.

Here's a link to an interesting article about what makes deer move.
https://www.mossyoak.com/our-obsession/blogs/cuzs-corner/20-years-of-deer-research-on-deer-movement

The article is based on "twenty years of research, including 35,000 hunter days and statistics from the National Weather Service about the weather conditions on both morning and afternoon hunts, brings us all startling new information about when deer move."

Hog, daytime 510pm 37F 12 8 2017 N reduced size.JPG
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Re: Evening Hog

Postby Mad Trapper » 11 Dec 2017 19

He looks to be a good sized hog.
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Re: Evening Hog

Postby runfiverun » 12 Dec 2017 00

he does look pretty stout.
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Re: Evening Hog

Postby Ranch Dog » 12 Dec 2017 06

He is a handsome hog. Thank for the link to the deer movement article, it mirrors my observations.
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Re: Evening Hog

Postby akuser47 » 12 Dec 2017 19

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