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  • The wild boar is found in the Delta.

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  • The wild boar occurs around Borzhom.

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  • The wild boar occurs around Borzhom.

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  • The wild boar is confined to the basin of the W.

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  • schistocolor), the beaver, variable hare, wild boar, roebuck, stag, reindeer, elk and Phoca annelata of Lake Baikal - all these are common alike to Europe and to Siberia; while the bear, musk-deer (Moschus moschi- f erus), ermine, sable, pouched marmot or souslik (Spermophilus eversmani), Arvicola obscures and Lagomys hyperboraeus, distributed over Siberia, may be considered as belonging to the arctic fauna.

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  • He destroyed sundry sea-monsters, set free the bound Prometheus, took part in the Argonautic voyage and the Calydonian boar hunt, made war against Augeas, and against Nestor and the Pylians, and restored Tyndareus to the sovereignty of Lacedaemon.

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  • In the prehistoric " kitchenmiddens " (kj okkenmodding) and elsewhere, however, vestiges are found which prove that the urochs, the wild boar, the beaver, the bear and the wolf all existed subsequently to the arrival of man.

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  • - Dentition of Boar (Sus scrofa).

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  • In this role he slays monsters, the boar Twrch Trwyth, the giant of Mont St Michel and the Demon Cat of Losanne (Andre de Coutances tells us that Arthur was really vanquished and carried off by the Cat, but that one durst not tell that tale before Britons!).

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  • In this role he slays monsters, the boar Twrch Trwyth, the giant of Mont St Michel and the Demon Cat of Losanne (Andre de Coutances tells us that Arthur was really vanquished and carried off by the Cat, but that one durst not tell that tale before Britons!).

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  • The bishops appointed "chatelains," one of whom was the celebrated "Wild Boar of the Ardennes," William de la Marck.

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  • The bishops appointed "chatelains," one of whom was the celebrated "Wild Boar of the Ardennes," William de la Marck.

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  • Providence, incensed at such cruelty, turns Tiridates into a wild boar, and afflicts his subjects with madness; but his sister, Chosrowidukht, has a revelation to bring Gregory back out of his pit.

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  • On one side are a boar and a leopard confronting each other, and on the other side two cocks in the same heraldic arrangement.

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  • Of game there are the roe, stag, boar and hare; the fallow deer and the wild rabbit are less common.

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  • He took part in the Calydonian boar hunt and accompanied the Argonauts as their prophet.

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  • We are startled to find him telling Tacitus of his interest in hunting the wild boar, but he is careful to add that, while the beaters were at work, he sat beside the nets and was busily taking notes, thus combining the cult of Minerva with that of Diana (i.

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  • The forest regions of Cochin-China harbour the tiger, panther, leopard, tiger-cat, ichneumon, wild boar, deer, buffalo, rhinoceros and elephant, as well as many varieties of monkeys and rats.

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  • The Asiatic elephant; the seladang, a bison of a larger type than the Indian gaur; two varieties of rhinoceros; the honey bear (bruang), the tapir, the sambhur (rusa); the speckled deer (kijang), three varieties of mouse-deer (napoh, plandok and kanchil); the gibbon (ungka or wawa'), the siamang, another species of anthropoid ape, the brok or coco-nut monkey, so called because it is trained by the Malays to gather the nuts from the coco-nut trees, the lotong, kra, and at least twenty other kinds of monkey; the binturong (arctictis binturong), the lemur; the Asiatic tiger, the black panther, the leopard, the large wild cat (harimau akar), several varieties of jungle cat; the wild boar, the wild dog; the flying squirrel,.

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  • Capture of the boar of Erymanthus, while chasing which he fought the Centaurs and killed his friends Chiron and Pholus, this homicide leading to Demeter's institution of mysteries.

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  • Of wild animals may be noted the moufflon (Ovis Ammon), the stag, and the wild boar, and among birds various species of the vulture and eagle in the mountains, and the pelican and flamingo (the latter coming in August in large flocks from Africa) in the lagoons.

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  • Her husband, having accidentally killed Eurytion in the Calydonian boar hunt, fled and obtained expiation from Acastus, whose wife made advances to Peleus.

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  • The European wild boar (Sus scrof a) is distributed over Europe, northern Africa, and central and northern Asia.

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  • The wild boar is still found in Europe, in marshy woodland districts where there is plenty of cover, and it is fairly plentiful in Spain, Austria, Russia and Germany, particularly in the Black Forest.

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  • From the earliest times, owing to its great strength, speed, and ferocity when at bay, the boar has been one of the favourite beasts of the chase.

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  • soil or souil, the miry wallowing ground of a wild boar, whence the hunting phrase " to take soil," of a beast of the chase taking to water or marshy ground.

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  • In consequence of an oracle which had commanded him to marry his daughters to a lion and a boar, he wedded them to Polyneices and Tydeus, two fugitives, clad in the skins of these animals or carrying shields with their figures on them, who claimed his hospitality.

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  • The Ardennes are the holiday ground of the Belgian people, and much of this region is still unknown except to the few persons who by a happy chance have discovered its remoter and hitherto well-guarded charms. There is still an immense quantity of wild game to be found in the Ardennes, including red and roe deer, wild boar, &c. The shooting is preserved either by the few great landed proprietors left in the country, or by the communes, who let the right of shooting to individuals.

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  • In consequence of an oracle which had commanded him to marry his daughters to a lion and a boar, he wedded them to Polyneices and Tydeus, two fugitives, clad in the skins of these animals or carrying shields with their figures on them, who claimed his hospitality.

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  • At that moment it was announced that a wild boar was ravaging the land.

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  • 41) the hunting of the Calydonian boar is represented on a fragment of a frieze from a heroum.

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  • In Europe the wild boar is still hunted with dogs, but the spear, except when used in emergencies and for giving the coup de grace, has been given up for the gun.

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  • Even when caught he would try to escape by assuming all sorts of shapes: now he was a lion, now a serpent, a leopard, a boar, a tree, fire, water.

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  • Here he appears as a chiefly mythical personality, who slays monsters, such as the giant of St Michel, the boar Troit, the demon cat, and goes down to the underworld.

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  • Don't pass up the pepper pot stew with oxtails, wild boar, lamb shanks, duck and pork belly or the bacon-wrapped whole roast quail served over butter beans.

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  • At this longstanding, family-owned market you'll find a good selection of wild game, including buffalo, venison, wild boar, ostrich, elk, antelope, and more.

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  • Entrees such as the wild boar and the filet mignon are just some of the favorites.

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  • Two heads of heroes and that of the boar were found before 1880; later excavation, in 1883, showed the plan of the temple, which had six columns at front and back, and thirteen at the sides.

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  • His father having neglected to sacrifice to Artemis, she sent a wild boar to ravage the laud, which was eventually slain by Meleager.

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  • Seen from the Adriatic, Monte Corno, as it is someti, mes called, from its resemblance to a horn, affords a magnificent spectacle; the Alpine region beneath its summit is still the home of the wild boar, and here and there are dense woods of beech and pine.

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  • He took part in the voyage of the Argonauts and in the chase of the Calydonian boar; but his chief fame is in connexion with the expedition of the Seven against Thebes, organized by Adrastus, the brother of his wife Eriphyle, for the purpose of restoring Polyneices to the throne.

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  • The Indian wild boar (Sus cristatus) is slightly taller than Sus scrota, standing some 30 to 40 in.

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  • in circumference, were hung with trees and o rushwood, and at their base stretched a wide grassy plain, where attic grazed and the wild boar lurked in the thickets.

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  • The wild boar (shishi or si-no-shishi) does not differ appreciably from its European congener.

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  • Pausanias asserts that the outer order was Ionic; but excavations have proved that it was Doric. The pedimental groups of the temple represented at the front, the hunt of the Calydonian boar, and, at the back, the battle of Achilles and Telephus.

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  • Both subjects were intimately associated with the temple, for Atalanta had dedicated in it the face and tusks of the boar, which had been awarded to her as the first to wound it; and Telephus was the son of Heracles and the priestess Auge.

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  • The woods are well stocked with red and roe deer, wild boar, hares, rabbits, pheasants, woodcock and snipe.

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  • There are also within these coverts several varieties of wild animals, such as the tiger, leopard, hyena, wild boar, nilgai and jackal.

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  • Thus, he engages in combat with Heracles on two occasions to avenge the death of his son Cycnus; once Zeus separates the combatants by a flash of lightning, but in the second encounter he is severely wounded by his adversary, who has the active support of Athena; maddened by jealousy, he changes himself into the boar which slew Adonis, the favourite of Aphrodite; and stirs up the war between the Lapithae and Centaurs.

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  • The hairy covering of the body varies under different conditions of climate, but when best developed, as in the European wild boar, consists of long stiff bristles, abundant on the back and sides, and of a close softer curling under-coat.

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  • In the wild boar (Sus scrofa) the upper or hinder surface of the lower tusk, which has no enamel, inclines obliquely outwards and is broader than the outer surface.

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  • Other paintings with which the name of the gallery is generally associated are Correggio's "La Notte" and "Mary Magdalene"; Titian's "Tribute Money" and "Venus"; "The Adoration" and "The Marriage in Cana," by Paul Veronese; Andrea del Sarto's "Abraham's Sacrifice"; Rembrandt's "Portrait of Himself with his Wife sitting on his Knee"; "The Judgment of Paris" and "The Boar Hunt," by Rubens; Van Dyck's "Charles I., his Queen, and their Children."

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  • The brown bear continues to haunt the forests of the south, but is becoming rarer; the wolf, the wild boar, and the fox are most common throughout the great plain, as also the hare and several species of Arvicola.

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  • The sow is a prolific breeder and good mother, weighing, when mature but not fat, 450 lb - the boar averaging 600 lb, and barrows at six to eight months 350 lb.

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  • She is moderately fed and put to a boar of her own age when large enough, i.e.

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  • Two litters are produced in one year, as pigs are usually weaned at two months old, and the sow will take the boar at from three days to a week after the pigs are removed, according to condition.

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  • In the papyrus marshes the hippopotamus was slain with harpoons, the wild boar, too, was probably hunted, and the sportsman brought down wild-fowl with the boomerang, or speared or angled for fish.

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  • Upon an artificial island in the lake traces of lake-dwellings were discovered in 1869, together with the bones of red deer, wild boar and Bos longifrons.

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  • Those from Tiryns are a most remarkable series; the figure frescos which have been reconstructed represent women in procession, a chariot group and a boar hunt.

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  • 10, 3) to have killed no fewer than forty head of game (boar, wild ass, deer) in one day.

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  • The Indian wild boar (Sus cristatus) is slightly taller than Sus scrota, standing some 30 to 40 in.

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  • The brown bear continues to haunt the forests of the south, but is becoming rarer; the wolf, the wild boar, and the fox are most common throughout the great plain, as also the hare and several species of Arvicola.

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  • The sow is a prolific breeder and good mother, weighing, when mature but not fat, 450 lb - the boar averaging 600 lb, and barrows at six to eight months 350 lb.

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  • The wild boar inhabits the country, in spite of much persecution at the hands of "chasseurs."

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  • - Wild Boar and Young (Sus scrofa).

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  • The chestnut covers considerable areas in Prigord, Limousin and Beam; resinotis trees (firs, pines, larches, &c.) form fine forests in the Vosges and The indigenous fauna include the bear, now very rare but still found in the Alps and Pyrenees, the wolf, harbouring chiefly in the Cvennes and Vosges, but in continually decreasing areas; the fox, marten, badger, weasel, otter, the beaver in the extreme south of the Rhne valley, and in the Alps the marmot; the red deer and roe deer are preserved in many of the forests, and the wild boar is found in several districts; the chamois and wild goat survive in the Pyrenees and Alps.

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  • Besides these, or part of them, certain copies contain sections of unknown origin about the bee, the stork, the tiger, the woodpecker, the spider and the wild boar.

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  • As an article of food the boar's head was long considered a special delicacy, and its serving was attended with much ceremonial.

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  • the wild boar.

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  • The Boar's Head in Great Eastcheap was an inn of Taverns.

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  • The African species use the nasal horns as weapons, with which they strike and toss their assailant, but the Asiatic rhinoceroses employ their sharp lower tusks much as does a boar.

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  • Ancaeus set down the cup, leaving the wine untasted, hurried out, and was killed by the boar.

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  • Meleager is represented as a tall, vigorous youth with curly hair, holding a javelin or a boar's head, and accompanied by a dog.

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  • His prowess contributed largely to the Messenian victory over the Spartan and Corinthian forces at "The Boar's Barrow" in the plain of Stenyclarus, but in the following year the treachery of the Arcadian king Aristocrates caused the Messenians to suffer a crushing defeat at "The Great Trench."

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  • The Berkshire is an early-maturity breed which has been somewhat Middle White Boar.

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  • Small White Boar.

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  • Tamworth Boar.

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  • It is hardy, active and prolific, and nearly related to the wild boar.

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  • In Roman literature allusions to the pleasures of the chase (wild ass, boar, hare, fallow deer being specially mentioned as favourite game) are not wanting (Virg.

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  • Next Theseus despatched the Crommyonian sow (or boar).

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  • The Berbers, though Mahommedans, do not often observe the prescribed ablutions; they break their fast at Ramadan; and eat wild boar's flesh and drink fig brandy.

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  • Hippopotamus, otter and the wild boar are numerous; a species of wild ox of small size with black horns and very agile is also found.

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  • The wild animals include bear, boar, chamois, fallow red and roe deer, gazelle, hyena, ibex, jackal, leopard, lynx, moufflon, panther, wild sheep and wolf.

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  • Of the five sons borne to him by Gisela, only Emerich reached manhood, and this welleducated prince was killed by a wild boar in 1031.

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  • The Royal Exchange (1872) in Boar Lane is an excellent Perpendicular building.

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  • Adonis was afterwards killed by a boar sent by Artemis.

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  • An important element in the story is the connexion of Adonis with the boar, which (according to one version) brings him into the world by splitting with his tusk the bark of the tree into which Smyrna was changed, and finally kills him.

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  • These woodlands are haunted by the tiger, panther, bear, wolf and wild boar in considerable numbers.

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  • Thus beasts of forest (the "five wild beasts of venery") were the hart, the hind, the hare, the boar and the wolf.

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  • Of the five teeth between the incisors and molars the most anterior, or the one usually situated close behind the premaxillary suture, very generally assumes a lengthened and pointed form, and constitutes the " canine " of the Carnivora, the tusk of the boar, &c. It is customary, therefore, to call this tooth, whatever its size or form, the " canine."

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  • The wild boar is common in the reed thickets along the rivers and lakes, where it stays during the winter, migrating to the highlands in summer.

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  • The tiger and wild boar haunt the thickets beside the Tarim, wild duck and wild geese throng its waters, and more especially the waters of its marginal and deltaic lakes.

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  • He thus fulfilled the prediction of a druidess of Gaul, that he would mount a throne as soon as he had slain a wild boar (aper).

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  • The forests abounded in game, the red deer and wild boar were common, whilst wolves ravaged the flocks.

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  • The fauna includes lions, leopards, several kinds of deer, monkeys, bush-cow and wild boar.

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  • Moving up the Pacific coast to British Columbia, we find the musk-rat taking the part played by Vishnu, when in his avatar as a boar he fished up the earth from the waters.

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  • The idea that a boar, or a god in the shape of a boar, fished up a bit of earth, which subsequently became the world, out of the waters, is very well known to the Aryans of India, and recalls the feats of American musk-rats and coyotes already described.'

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  • The fauna also is well represented, but tigers which once were frequently seen are now very scarce; panther, hyena, jackal, wild boar, deer (Cervus maral) are common; pheasant, woodcock, ducks, teal, geese and various waterfowl abound; the fisheries are very productive and are leased to a Russian firm.

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  • Varahakshetra and Sukar-khet have the same meaning (Varaha Sukara, a wild boar).

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  • The 16th Aventiure, describing this hunt and the murder of Siegfried, is perhaps the most powerful scene in all medieval epic. To heighten the effect of the tragic climax the poet begins with a description of the hunting, and describes the high spirits of Siegfried, who captures a wild boar, rides back with it to camp, and there lets it loose to the great discomfiture of the cooks.

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  • The forests are well stocked with game, such as deer and wild boar, and the open country is well supplied with partridges.

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  • boar's tusks.

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  • boar's head was the badge of King Richard III of England.

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  • The king's hunters were regularly sent into the forests to hunt boar for the king's table.

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  • Food Matching Note: Drink with full flavored dishes such as slow braised lamb shank, roasted wild boar or duck.

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  • Oscar kills a terrible boar that has long been feared by the people of Erin.

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  • Current legislation does not prohibit anyone that legally owns a firearm from shooting a wild boar.

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  • boar seen several times beginning in November 2004.

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  • Note the use of an electric wire to keep the boar in.

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  • Despite numerous signs of wild boar, we failed to find any.

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  • Canadian government site on escaped free-living wild boar in Canada: Info about boar in Manitoba, Canada, that escape from farms.

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  • In response to reports of the presence of feral wild boar, the Government have engaged in a risk assessment exercise.

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  • In revenge, she sent a huge wild boar to devastate the countryside.

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  • Wild boar meat is leaner and deeper red than pork; meat of the young boar is very tender.

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  • Tusk growth in a 2 year old male wild boar (© Martin Goulding ).

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  • boar taint.

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  • boar sausages mixed savory meat with sweet fruit flavor.

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  • Wild boar hunting We are able to offer wild boar hunting in our sister castle in Austria which also offers driven game shooting.

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  • boar farming in Britain is in its infancy.

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  • boar farms, litter sizes can be larger.

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  • boar population in the Weald is set to be decided within the next few weeks.

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  • Tusks: After 2 years of age male wild boar grow tusks from both the upper and lower canines curving upwards.

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  • After a dinner that included caviar and assorted game and fish they drove around the estate in search of wildlife and saw a boar.

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  • Like all regions of France, it has its own gastronomic specialities including local charcuterie, wild boar, cheeses and seafood.

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  • Crest: Out of a ducal coronet, yellow; a boar's head cut off straight at the neck, sable.

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  • crozier in saltire or surmounted by a boar's head argent.

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  • ducal coronet, yellow; a boar's head cut off straight at the neck, sable.

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  • For this reason, wild boar may not be expected to significantly alter the ecology.

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  • Origin: Unknown, likely wild boar farm escapees.

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  • Mole and rabbit damage are mere fleabites compared to the destruction that boar can wreak on all your careful efforts to cultivate the land.

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  • free-living wild boar in Canada: Info about boar in Manitoba, Canada, that escape from farms.

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  • gamey flavor of the wild boar, I also wouldn't be averse to continuing with either of these two red Burgundies.

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  • haunch of wild boar with tomatoes and beans.

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  • Police said the man found the boar hiding under a table.

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  • One such idea is to re-enact medieval banquets, serving dishes such as wild boar, quail, pork hock and lamb shank.

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  • hunting the wild boar.

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  • The twentieth legion had an emblem of a boar but so too did the tenth legion, the one you mean.

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  • Our starters of goose liver risotto with wild mushrooms and wild boar pancakes in cream sauce, were both well-executed and full of flavor.

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  • Again, put down the book and consider something appropriately manly, such as shooting wild boar in a thicket.

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  • Animals include beech martens, wildcats, genets, badgers, wild boar and common, pygmy and Etruscan shrews.

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  • The mammals include moose, wild boar, deer, beavers, wolves, badgers, otters and lynx.

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  • Since they were once native to this country, wild boar form a natural part of woodland ecology.

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  • Boar born in the wild quickly become nocturnal to avoid being shot at, which frequently happens.

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  • Seared scallops on broad bean purée take on the lingering, smoky aftertaste of finely diced wild boar pancetta.

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  • Admittedly, using vaccines in bait for foxes and wild boar, the government ist trying to control rabies and swine pest.

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  • Animals present included red deer, roe deer, horse, boar, bear, wolf, elephant, rhinoceros, lion and hyena!

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  • salamis made from wild boar.

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  • slay was afterward slain, whilst hunting, by a wild boar.

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  • Char-grilled steaks are just one of Simon's specialities amid a comprehensive menu and specials list featuring everything from wild boar to sea bass.

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  • The heavy head alighted just above the root of the boar's curly tail.

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  • However, if slaughter weights are less than 100kg live weight, only a small percentage of entire males have the abhorrent boar taint.

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  • tusks of a male wild boar, possibly to mark out his territory.

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  • Also known as Scotia, she is depicted as an old hag with the teeth of a wild bear and boar's tusks.

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  • unbalanced view toward the perception of boar.

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  • wild boar, we failed to find any.

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  • A newspaper article author said he would rather be attacked by a wild boar than a big dog, would you agree?

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  • Therefore, the question arises as to whether it is safe to walk in woodland frequented by wild boar.

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  • Then, while hunting, Adonis was killed by a wild boar, which sent him back to Hades and Persephone.

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  • I also have twenty years experience of hunting wild boar in germany.

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  • It is not an offense to kill a wild boar humanely.

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  • wild boar seen several times beginning in November 2004.

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  • Stunning anatomical photography of British mammal skulls including wild boar.

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  • Licenses to keep wild boar are issued by local authorities, who maintain central records.

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  • Trouble is we don't have wild boar down here do we?

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  • Canadian government site on escaped free-living wild boar in Canada: Info about boar in Manitoba, Canada, that escape from farms.

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  • The MAFF report only states that the animals look like pure wild boar.

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  • In response to reports of the presence of feral wild boar, the Government have engaged in a risk assessment exercise.

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  • For details of this project see Evaluation of fertility control in captive wild boar.

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  • Folklore The Boar Stone is traditionally said to have marked the spot where the last wild boar (or a boar) was slain.

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  • Trees are also notched by the tusks of a male wild boar, possibly to mark out his territory.

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  • The forest regions of Cochin-China harbour the tiger, panther, leopard, tiger-cat, ichneumon, wild boar, deer, buffalo, rhinoceros and elephant, as well as many varieties of monkeys and rats.

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  • Of wild animals may be noted the moufflon (Ovis Ammon), the stag, and the wild boar, and among birds various species of the vulture and eagle in the mountains, and the pelican and flamingo (the latter coming in August in large flocks from Africa) in the lagoons.

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  • The chestnut covers considerable areas in Prigord, Limousin and Beam; resinotis trees (firs, pines, larches, &c.) form fine forests in the Vosges and The indigenous fauna include the bear, now very rare but still found in the Alps and Pyrenees, the wolf, harbouring chiefly in the Cvennes and Vosges, but in continually decreasing areas; the fox, marten, badger, weasel, otter, the beaver in the extreme south of the Rhne valley, and in the Alps the marmot; the red deer and roe deer are preserved in many of the forests, and the wild boar is found in several districts; the chamois and wild goat survive in the Pyrenees and Alps.

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  • The Asiatic elephant; the seladang, a bison of a larger type than the Indian gaur; two varieties of rhinoceros; the honey bear (bruang), the tapir, the sambhur (rusa); the speckled deer (kijang), three varieties of mouse-deer (napoh, plandok and kanchil); the gibbon (ungka or wawa'), the siamang, another species of anthropoid ape, the brok or coco-nut monkey, so called because it is trained by the Malays to gather the nuts from the coco-nut trees, the lotong, kra, and at least twenty other kinds of monkey; the binturong (arctictis binturong), the lemur; the Asiatic tiger, the black panther, the leopard, the large wild cat (harimau akar), several varieties of jungle cat; the wild boar, the wild dog; the flying squirrel,.

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  • Providence, incensed at such cruelty, turns Tiridates into a wild boar, and afflicts his subjects with madness; but his sister, Chosrowidukht, has a revelation to bring Gregory back out of his pit.

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  • The wild boar is confined to the basin of the W.

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  • Her husband, having accidentally killed Eurytion in the Calydonian boar hunt, fled and obtained expiation from Acastus, whose wife made advances to Peleus.

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  • Besides these, or part of them, certain copies contain sections of unknown origin about the bee, the stork, the tiger, the woodpecker, the spider and the wild boar.

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  • The European wild boar (Sus scrof a) is distributed over Europe, northern Africa, and central and northern Asia.

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  • The wild boar is still found in Europe, in marshy woodland districts where there is plenty of cover, and it is fairly plentiful in Spain, Austria, Russia and Germany, particularly in the Black Forest.

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  • From the earliest times, owing to its great strength, speed, and ferocity when at bay, the boar has been one of the favourite beasts of the chase.

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  • In Europe the wild boar is still hunted with dogs, but the spear, except when used in emergencies and for giving the coup de grace, has been given up for the gun.

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  • (See PIG-Sticking.) The boar is one of the four heraldic beasts of venery, and was the cognizance of Richard III., king of England.

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  • As an article of food the boar's head was long considered a special delicacy, and its serving was attended with much ceremonial.

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  • schistocolor), the beaver, variable hare, wild boar, roebuck, stag, reindeer, elk and Phoca annelata of Lake Baikal - all these are common alike to Europe and to Siberia; while the bear, musk-deer (Moschus moschi- f erus), ermine, sable, pouched marmot or souslik (Spermophilus eversmani), Arvicola obscures and Lagomys hyperboraeus, distributed over Siberia, may be considered as belonging to the arctic fauna.

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  • the wild boar.

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  • He took part in the Calydonian boar hunt and accompanied the Argonauts as their prophet.

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  • The Boar's Head in Great Eastcheap was an inn of Taverns.

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  • soil or souil, the miry wallowing ground of a wild boar, whence the hunting phrase " to take soil," of a beast of the chase taking to water or marshy ground.

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  • Even when caught he would try to escape by assuming all sorts of shapes: now he was a lion, now a serpent, a leopard, a boar, a tree, fire, water.

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  • The wild boar inhabits the country, in spite of much persecution at the hands of "chasseurs."

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  • Here he appears as a chiefly mythical personality, who slays monsters, such as the giant of St Michel, the boar Troit, the demon cat, and goes down to the underworld.

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  • in circumference, were hung with trees and o rushwood, and at their base stretched a wide grassy plain, where attic grazed and the wild boar lurked in the thickets.

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  • The wild boar (shishi or si-no-shishi) does not differ appreciably from its European congener.

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  • The African species use the nasal horns as weapons, with which they strike and toss their assailant, but the Asiatic rhinoceroses employ their sharp lower tusks much as does a boar.

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  • We are startled to find him telling Tacitus of his interest in hunting the wild boar, but he is careful to add that, while the beaters were at work, he sat beside the nets and was busily taking notes, thus combining the cult of Minerva with that of Diana (i.

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  • At that moment it was announced that a wild boar was ravaging the land.

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  • Ancaeus set down the cup, leaving the wine untasted, hurried out, and was killed by the boar.

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  • On one side are a boar and a leopard confronting each other, and on the other side two cocks in the same heraldic arrangement.

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  • Pausanias asserts that the outer order was Ionic; but excavations have proved that it was Doric. The pedimental groups of the temple represented at the front, the hunt of the Calydonian boar, and, at the back, the battle of Achilles and Telephus.

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  • Both subjects were intimately associated with the temple, for Atalanta had dedicated in it the face and tusks of the boar, which had been awarded to her as the first to wound it; and Telephus was the son of Heracles and the priestess Auge.

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  • Two heads of heroes and that of the boar were found before 1880; later excavation, in 1883, showed the plan of the temple, which had six columns at front and back, and thirteen at the sides.

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  • His father having neglected to sacrifice to Artemis, she sent a wild boar to ravage the laud, which was eventually slain by Meleager.

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  • Meleager is represented as a tall, vigorous youth with curly hair, holding a javelin or a boar's head, and accompanied by a dog.

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  • 41) the hunting of the Calydonian boar is represented on a fragment of a frieze from a heroum.

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  • The woods are well stocked with red and roe deer, wild boar, hares, rabbits, pheasants, woodcock and snipe.

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  • There are also within these coverts several varieties of wild animals, such as the tiger, leopard, hyena, wild boar, nilgai and jackal.

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  • Seen from the Adriatic, Monte Corno, as it is someti, mes called, from its resemblance to a horn, affords a magnificent spectacle; the Alpine region beneath its summit is still the home of the wild boar, and here and there are dense woods of beech and pine.

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  • Capture of the boar of Erymanthus, while chasing which he fought the Centaurs and killed his friends Chiron and Pholus, this homicide leading to Demeter's institution of mysteries.

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  • He destroyed sundry sea-monsters, set free the bound Prometheus, took part in the Argonautic voyage and the Calydonian boar hunt, made war against Augeas, and against Nestor and the Pylians, and restored Tyndareus to the sovereignty of Lacedaemon.

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  • He took part in the voyage of the Argonauts and in the chase of the Calydonian boar; but his chief fame is in connexion with the expedition of the Seven against Thebes, organized by Adrastus, the brother of his wife Eriphyle, for the purpose of restoring Polyneices to the throne.

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  • The Ardennes are the holiday ground of the Belgian people, and much of this region is still unknown except to the few persons who by a happy chance have discovered its remoter and hitherto well-guarded charms. There is still an immense quantity of wild game to be found in the Ardennes, including red and roe deer, wild boar, &c. The shooting is preserved either by the few great landed proprietors left in the country, or by the communes, who let the right of shooting to individuals.

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  • Thus, he engages in combat with Heracles on two occasions to avenge the death of his son Cycnus; once Zeus separates the combatants by a flash of lightning, but in the second encounter he is severely wounded by his adversary, who has the active support of Athena; maddened by jealousy, he changes himself into the boar which slew Adonis, the favourite of Aphrodite; and stirs up the war between the Lapithae and Centaurs.

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  • In the typical genus Sus, as exemplified by domesticated pigs (see PIG) and the wild boar (see Boar), the dentition is i.

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  • - Dentition of Boar (Sus scrofa).

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  • The hairy covering of the body varies under different conditions of climate, but when best developed, as in the European wild boar, consists of long stiff bristles, abundant on the back and sides, and of a close softer curling under-coat.

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  • In the wild boar (Sus scrofa) the upper or hinder surface of the lower tusk, which has no enamel, inclines obliquely outwards and is broader than the outer surface.

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  • - Wild Boar and Young (Sus scrofa).

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  • Other paintings with which the name of the gallery is generally associated are Correggio's "La Notte" and "Mary Magdalene"; Titian's "Tribute Money" and "Venus"; "The Adoration" and "The Marriage in Cana," by Paul Veronese; Andrea del Sarto's "Abraham's Sacrifice"; Rembrandt's "Portrait of Himself with his Wife sitting on his Knee"; "The Judgment of Paris" and "The Boar Hunt," by Rubens; Van Dyck's "Charles I., his Queen, and their Children."

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  • His prowess contributed largely to the Messenian victory over the Spartan and Corinthian forces at "The Boar's Barrow" in the plain of Stenyclarus, but in the following year the treachery of the Arcadian king Aristocrates caused the Messenians to suffer a crushing defeat at "The Great Trench."

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  • 17), showing the influence of the Aphrodite-Adonis myth, relates that Attis, the impotent son of the Phrygian Cala.us, went into Lydia to institute the worship of the Great Mother, and was there slain by a boar sent by Zeus.

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  • Of game there are the roe, stag, boar and hare; the fallow deer and the wild rabbit are less common.

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  • The Berkshire is an early-maturity breed which has been somewhat Middle White Boar.

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  • Small White Boar.

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  • Tamworth Boar.

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  • It is hardy, active and prolific, and nearly related to the wild boar.

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  • She is moderately fed and put to a boar of her own age when large enough, i.e.

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  • Two litters are produced in one year, as pigs are usually weaned at two months old, and the sow will take the boar at from three days to a week after the pigs are removed, according to condition.

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  • The wild boar is found in the Delta.

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  • In the papyrus marshes the hippopotamus was slain with harpoons, the wild boar, too, was probably hunted, and the sportsman brought down wild-fowl with the boomerang, or speared or angled for fish.

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  • In the prehistoric " kitchenmiddens " (kj okkenmodding) and elsewhere, however, vestiges are found which prove that the urochs, the wild boar, the beaver, the bear and the wolf all existed subsequently to the arrival of man.

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  • Upon an artificial island in the lake traces of lake-dwellings were discovered in 1869, together with the bones of red deer, wild boar and Bos longifrons.

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  • Those from Tiryns are a most remarkable series; the figure frescos which have been reconstructed represent women in procession, a chariot group and a boar hunt.

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  • 10, 3) to have killed no fewer than forty head of game (boar, wild ass, deer) in one day.

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  • In Roman literature allusions to the pleasures of the chase (wild ass, boar, hare, fallow deer being specially mentioned as favourite game) are not wanting (Virg.

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  • Next Theseus despatched the Crommyonian sow (or boar).

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  • The Berbers, though Mahommedans, do not often observe the prescribed ablutions; they break their fast at Ramadan; and eat wild boar's flesh and drink fig brandy.

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  • Hippopotamus, otter and the wild boar are numerous; a species of wild ox of small size with black horns and very agile is also found.

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  • The wild animals include bear, boar, chamois, fallow red and roe deer, gazelle, hyena, ibex, jackal, leopard, lynx, moufflon, panther, wild sheep and wolf.

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  • Of the five sons borne to him by Gisela, only Emerich reached manhood, and this welleducated prince was killed by a wild boar in 1031.

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  • The Royal Exchange (1872) in Boar Lane is an excellent Perpendicular building.

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  • Adonis was afterwards killed by a boar sent by Artemis.

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  • An important element in the story is the connexion of Adonis with the boar, which (according to one version) brings him into the world by splitting with his tusk the bark of the tree into which Smyrna was changed, and finally kills him.

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  • In any case, the conception of Adonis as a swine-god does not contradict the idea of him as a vegetation or corn spirit, which in many parts of Europe appears in the form of a boar or sow.

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  • These woodlands are haunted by the tiger, panther, bear, wolf and wild boar in considerable numbers.

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  • Thus beasts of forest (the "five wild beasts of venery") were the hart, the hind, the hare, the boar and the wolf.

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  • Of the five teeth between the incisors and molars the most anterior, or the one usually situated close behind the premaxillary suture, very generally assumes a lengthened and pointed form, and constitutes the " canine " of the Carnivora, the tusk of the boar, &c. It is customary, therefore, to call this tooth, whatever its size or form, the " canine."

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  • The wild boar is common in the reed thickets along the rivers and lakes, where it stays during the winter, migrating to the highlands in summer.

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  • The tiger and wild boar haunt the thickets beside the Tarim, wild duck and wild geese throng its waters, and more especially the waters of its marginal and deltaic lakes.

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  • Her character as a harvest goddess is clearly shown in the legend of the Calydonian boar, sent by her to ravage the fields out of resentment at not having received a harvest offering from Oeneus (see Meleager).

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  • (For Britomartis see separate article.) Among the chief attributes of Artemis are: the hind, specially regarded as her sacred animal; the bear, the boar and the goat; the zebu (, Artemis Leucophrys); the lion, one of her oldest animal symbols; bow and arrows, as goddess of the chase and death; a mural crown, as the protectress of cities; the torch, originally an attribute of the goddess of the chase or marriage, but, like the crescent (originally an attribute of the Asiatic nature goddesses), transferred to Artemis, when she came to be regarded as a moon-goddess.

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  • He thus fulfilled the prediction of a druidess of Gaul, that he would mount a throne as soon as he had slain a wild boar (aper).

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  • The forests abounded in game, the red deer and wild boar were common, whilst wolves ravaged the flocks.

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  • The fauna includes lions, leopards, several kinds of deer, monkeys, bush-cow and wild boar.

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  • Moving up the Pacific coast to British Columbia, we find the musk-rat taking the part played by Vishnu, when in his avatar as a boar he fished up the earth from the waters.

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  • The idea that a boar, or a god in the shape of a boar, fished up a bit of earth, which subsequently became the world, out of the waters, is very well known to the Aryans of India, and recalls the feats of American musk-rats and coyotes already described.'

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  • The fauna also is well represented, but tigers which once were frequently seen are now very scarce; panther, hyena, jackal, wild boar, deer (Cervus maral) are common; pheasant, woodcock, ducks, teal, geese and various waterfowl abound; the fisheries are very productive and are leased to a Russian firm.

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  • Varahakshetra and Sukar-khet have the same meaning (Varaha Sukara, a wild boar).

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  • The 16th Aventiure, describing this hunt and the murder of Siegfried, is perhaps the most powerful scene in all medieval epic. To heighten the effect of the tragic climax the poet begins with a description of the hunting, and describes the high spirits of Siegfried, who captures a wild boar, rides back with it to camp, and there lets it loose to the great discomfiture of the cooks.

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  • The forests are well stocked with game, such as deer and wild boar, and the open country is well supplied with partridges.

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  • Admittedly, using vaccines in bait for foxes and wild boar, the government ist trying to control rabies and swine pest.

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  • Animals present included red deer, roe deer, horse, boar, bear, wolf, elephant, rhinoceros, lion and hyena !

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  • Among the culinary specialities of the region are the sausages and salamis made from wild boar.

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  • He was afterward slain, whilst hunting, by a wild boar.

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  • Char-grilled steaks are just one of Simon 's specialities amid a comprehensive menu and specials list featuring everything from wild boar to sea bass.

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  • The heavy head alighted just above the root of the boar 's curly tail.

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  • Trees are also notched by the tusks of a male wild boar, possibly to mark out his territory.

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  • Having now read your site with its comments I am concerned that it gives a very unbalanced view toward the perception of boar.

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  • Site B will be for the young boar (from weaning at 4-6 months to slaughter at 12-15 months).

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  • A newspaper article author said he would rather be attacked by a wild boar than a big dog, would you agree?

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  • Therefore, the question arises as to whether it is safe to walk in woodland frequented by wild boar.

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  • Then, while hunting, Adonis was killed by a wild boar, which sent him back to Hades and Persephone.

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  • I also have twenty years experience of hunting wild boar in germany.

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  • It is not an offense to kill a wild boar humanely.

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  • Stunning anatomical photography of British mammal skulls including wild boar.

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  • Licenses to keep wild boar are issued by local authorities, who maintain central records.

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  • Trouble is we do n't have wild boar down here do we?

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  • The MAFF report only states that the animals look like pure wild boar.

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  • For details of this project see Evaluation of fertility control in captive wild boar.

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  • Folklore The Boar Stone is traditionally said to have marked the spot where the last wild boar (or a boar) was slain.

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  • Hunting: Handgun hunting means you'll need something small enough to maneuver within a confined space with but large enough to stop what you're shooting at with one shot (often a wild boar).

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  • Eberle is the name of the family that owns the winery, and it translates from German into "small boar."

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  • To many people, there's not much more exhilarating than the thrilling opportunity to hunt and go head to head with a wild boar.

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  • Tennessee Wild Boar Hunting offers the opportunity to track down and hunt many Russian and Razorback wild hogs.

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  • Tiger Bayou Boar and Exotics offers great hunting and camping in the Bayou of Louisiana.

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  • One day boar hunting specials begin at just $100 per person.

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  • Wild hog camping and hunting is an amazing experience that pits man against boar.

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  • Boar hunting is not for the faint of heart.

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  • Remember to use a good natural bristle or boar bristle round brush to build volume while you dry.

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  • Using the right brush: The best brush is one that is a mix of synthetic bristles and boar bristles.

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  • To maintain shine and overall hair health, be sure to brush hair regularly with a boar bristle brush from scalp to ends.

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  • A natural boar bristle brush will do the trick.

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  • You can smooth it with a boar bristle brush using very light pressure.

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  • Unexplained killings are occuring in a small South Korean villiage located in the Jirisan National Park, and a police officer and a detective investigate the killings to find out that it is a man-eating wild boar that is responsible.

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