Going on a wild pig hunt in Slovakia

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The hunting club gathers in the morning, with the pushers and dogs on one side and the stationary shooters on the other. The Head of the Hunt made some announcements after the Ceremonial Hunting horn was sounded.

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Saw my first Slovak Medved (Bear).

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An interesting mix of old military equipment, dogs, traditional rules for how the hunt is organized and cell phones.

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Hiking in to the hunting area.

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The wizard and the Pig.

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At the end of the day, the animals are laid out in a ceremonial square with lit fires, the Hunting Horn is sounded and the Head of the Hunt says some words thanking the animals and talking about the specifics of the days hunt.

And of course we finish with a nice goulash.

And of course we finish with a nice goulash.

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