Who Can Stop These Adorable Pigs?
This may seem like a ludicrous pitch for a doomsday blockbuster or a leftover gag from Babe: Pig in the City or an excuse to put even more bacon in our diet but the fact is, wild pigs have overrun the planet. To wit: Pig populations are nearing a million in the state of Florida, encroaching on urban areas and destroying an F-16 fighter plane in Jacksonville. Feral pigs are running (hog) wild in the streets of Berlin, with dedicated pig squads waging a losing battle to overtake them. They’ve become a fixture on the West Bank, after Israeli settlers, some say, released boars to destroy Palestinian croplands. There are even thousands of radioactive wild pigs wandering Europe, thanks to the tainted feeding grounds near Chernobyl.This is an answer with a very simple solution. One word, in fact:
10 rounds of .308 Winchester goodness. G-d's Own Caliber. Enough oomph to take down even a feral hog at 200 yards, easy. The VEPR was good for ~ 3-4 MOA at 100 yards once the scope was sighted in - a 4" spread over a hog means bacon for breakfast. I'm good with that. The robust AK-47-based action means that it'll be ready for anything that the elements might dish out.
Ambulance Driver has offered to take me on a hog hunt. I think it's about time to take him up on that offer. I need to get my hunting license here in MA first, which I will do over this summer. After that, it's bacon-harvesting time. Hopefully. Mmm. Free range bacon...
You just know I had to post something Russian on May Day, right?
That is all.