THIS WAS MY EIGHTH bowhunt in southern Africa, and on earlier trips I had focused on kudu, gemsbok, impala, and wart hogs, and on later trips on waterbuck and nyala.
Several small kudu and wart hogs came to water, and then, about 10 a.
But wart hogs are tough customers and easily recngnise bluff from a real challenge.
We have just seen three wart hogs trying to eat from the dogs' bowls.
San Francisco introduced its new wart hog couple - Porky and Bess - to the media Thursday, saying they should be ready to mate next year.
Since Disney's animated film ``The Lion King'' made celebrities of African wart hogs, in the form of the hero's friend Poomba, they have been hot attractions on the zoo circuit.
But the wart hog, a tunnel-digging meerkat and a lion stretching in the dirt at the Los Angeles Zoo are inspiration for movie-star personalities.
Photo (1--2) Above The result of hours spent by Disney artists at the Los Angeles Zoo "The Lion King's" Pumbaa the wart hog, left, and his meerkat sidekick, Timon.
He seemed delighted to find himself among other wart hogs including a number of females that come to graze on Daphne's lawn.
Lions seem to take a particular interest in wart hogs, particularly the smaller prides which aren't able or willing to try their luck at killing buffalo.
Packed full of hunting stories for all sorts of African game, from wart hogs
and impala to nyala, gemsbok, and kudu, this entertaining and educational book will give you insights into every aspect of African hunting.