Sunday, July 29, 2007

What is this THING?

I won't sleep tonight!

This *thing* was photographed in England skulking about near a party of schoolchildren on a field trip. Yikes!
They're calling it the "Beast of Dartmoor".
Here I was thinking that Britain was the only place safe for hiking.

In Canada we have bears and cougars and wolves and all sorts here just waiting to attack a hapless hiker such as myself. It's why I never hike in the wilderness. You could get eaten by a bear or something. Laugh all you want! It happens all the time.


At 11:36 PM, Blogger suburban mom said...

Wow, the first picture I was thinking maybe dog? but not so much in the 2nd picture.

What do they think it is?

At 1:04 PM, Blogger Jennifer said...

So what is it? Feral pig or cow?

At 1:11 PM, Blogger Julia said...

My husband scoffs and says it's just a wild boar. Errr. alright. Doesn't look like porcine to me! Egad. Whatever it is, one more reason not to hike around England. Beware the Moors!

At 4:00 PM, Blogger Jennifer said...

You know, it could be a wild boar. There is a theory that suggests that the dragons St. George and others were fighting were actually wild boars. The "smoke" was actually steamy breath seen through the mists of morning and whatnot.


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