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Swamp Rat and Wombat

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by Currawong, Jun 27, 2019.

  1. cudgee

    cudgee Gold Member Gold Member

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    May 13, 2019
    I saw a car roll after hitting one. Was going too fast and just flipped!!!
     
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  2. Houlahound

    Houlahound

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    Aug 2, 2017
    Can you get that wombat to an animal shelter or something. Seems vulnerable to dog attack or getting run over.

    Protect your native species.
     
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  3. cudgee

    cudgee Gold Member Gold Member

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    May 13, 2019
    Yes. we have many shelters for native animals that have been injured or attacked or young that have been left after a mother has been killed or injured. They are run by caring volunteers with their own money and running on the smell of an oily rag. There is some government funding, but very little, they are left to their own devices. I knew a old couple that ran one in North East Victoria. They were just 2 nice people that cared about animals.
     
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  4. cudgee

    cudgee Gold Member Gold Member

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    May 13, 2019
    Houlahound. The wombats that have been shown in this post, kindly by Currawong, are the most beautiful, intriguing animals you will ever see. Even though they are wild animals each one has it's own character. Some are shy, some very brazen and some very inquisitive. You cannot help but love them.
     
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  5. Andy the Aussie

    Andy the Aussie Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    I think Echidnas are are well. Once they are use to you they actually don't mind being pet..!! I had a wild one (I am on the edge of the city) trying to dig in under my side fence a few years ago. Neighbour lady and I had to scoop the little'n up and relocate him out bush...
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  6. Andy the Aussie

    Andy the Aussie Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    .....no went up to the New Englands for a week. Enjoyed it greatly but didn't hunt as much as I wanted, was feeling pretty crappy (came home on the Sunday night and went in for nasal surgery on the Tuesday to try and fix some damage that has been screwing me up for over a year now). Saw plenty but feeling as I was I spent lots of time in front of a fire (frosts most mornings) with a book. Fired one shot all week, only because I knew it would be a "Two'fer" as in two hogs for one shot.... :D
     
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  7. Currawong

    Currawong Gold Member Gold Member

    May 19, 2012
    Yep echidnas are cute :thumbsup: when they're not putting holes in your hands :eek:o_O
     
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  8. Currawong

    Currawong Gold Member Gold Member

    May 19, 2012
    I always wondered why your avatar had no nose :eek::D:D

    What did you shoot two hogs with?? A .308?
     
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  9. PABladeGuy

    PABladeGuy Gold Member Platinum Member Gold Member

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    Sep 11, 2018
    This thread is quite enjoyable.
    That's some weird-ass animals down UNDER :)
     
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  10. resinguy

    resinguy Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 19, 2006

    And did the Drop Bear come by for a nice stew, as well?
     
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  11. Andy the Aussie

    Andy the Aussie Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    ...... yep...with my handloads using a Nosler 165gn Ballistic Tip. "Bang" and they both dropped like a bag of...... well you know.
     
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  12. Currawong

    Currawong Gold Member Gold Member

    May 19, 2012
    A few other wildlife pics from the last couple of years...

    Desert lizard of some sort
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    Outback emus
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    Giant nest I found in the forest, about 1.5 metres wide. Probably Powerful Owl.
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    Wild horses (brumbies) up in the Snowies
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    There are semi-wild cattle everywhere up north, no fences, they just wander far and wide.
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    I was clearing a fence line of regrowth trees and found this swarm of ants
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    Perentie in the desert
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    This tree had been chewed up by Cockatoos to get to the grubs that live in the middle
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    Black snake outside my house
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    Couldn't leave home for fear my tire would blow
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  13. cudgee

    cudgee Gold Member Gold Member

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    May 13, 2019
     
  14. cut it out

    cut it out Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 11, 2010
    Neat pics. Thanks
     
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  15. Private Klink

    Private Klink Gold Member Gold Member

    May 30, 2017
    Very cool Currawong.:cool::thumbsup:
     
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  16. Andy the Aussie

    Andy the Aussie Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    That looks a great deal like a Tiger Snake mate !
     
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  17. Andy the Aussie

    Andy the Aussie Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    Skippy....
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    Goanna in an old fence post ...
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    DRagon catching some rays...
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    Yabbie..
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    Big Buck Roo that was sizing me up out bush !!
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    Gecko thingy...
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    Red Deer...
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  18. Currawong

    Currawong Gold Member Gold Member

    May 19, 2012
    Great pics. :thumbsup:

    I hope you didn't stick your hand in that fence post :eek:

    Friends of mine back onto the bush and a giant goanna decided to stake its claim on their territory. It would attack them every time they went out on their back deck. I had to fend it off once myself with a stick. One day she was trying to push it away with a broom and it charged in and bit her hand pretty badly, and she had to go to hospital for stitches and antibiotics. All sorts of nasties in their saliva. They had to get an animal catcher in to trap it and take it away in a cage.
     
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  19. Leonardo63

    Leonardo63 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 24, 2017
    That lizard you call a shingleback~ man, that's like prehistoric sht for sure- That is one ugly mug.
    Very cool pics! great spread -
     
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  20. cudgee

    cudgee Gold Member Gold Member

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    May 13, 2019
    That is definately a tiger. Red belly blacks do not usually grow that big, and have distinct red underbelly that is very obvious. Just missed out on getting one of the Rams foot knives from GEC. Went on sale 6.30 - gone by 6.31. They are good these computer geeks, too quick for me. Have a good day mate.
     

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