[News Script: Wild boar] Part: 3 of 6
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WILD BOAR 2 2 2
sixth hour, and still no boars in sight, ranchers and
newsmen decide to call it quits, and ring the dinner
The western-style barbacue on the five thousand acre
Schoot ranch attracts more than three hundred appitites.
The menu includes barbecued cabrito, that's the Spanish
word for goat, and plenty of ranch-style beans. This
kind of eating almost makes up for the unsuccessful hunt.
Here's one of the critters that didn't get away. Some of
the boars AJOWweigh as much as seven hundred pounds.
One of the wild Russians, captured several days ago, is
turned loose, and the bystanders give him plenty of room.
Since the hunt failed to track down a boar, this is the
rancher's way of keeping the dogs in shape. It usually
takes a minimum of three dogs to handle one of
the animals, that kill an estimated ten percent of the
hill country lamb crop each year. Some of the larger
bears will even kill cattle. The hogs normally will not
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Wild boar], item, February 11, 1963; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc966346/m1/3/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.