Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/29

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Subject: [Leica] Blue Grouse
From: dpost at (Dan Post)
Date: Wed Sep 29 10:28:10 2004
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Isn't this where the term, "Rough as a cob..." came from? :o)~
Dan Post

Jim Hemenway wrote:

> Hi Bill and Didier:
> This swan propensity towards aggressiveness bit wasn't known to me 
> before my little incident. I had moccasins on when he came at me and a 
> light kick to his chest sent him away. If I had known that he could 
> have broken my arm and/or made me drop the camera, then I may have run 
> away instead. ;-)
> We have a lot of them locally and they've never bothered me before.
> I got pretty close to this one at a different time of year with no 
> trouble.
> Jim
> bill harting wrote:
>> My town (Plymouth MA) has swan (Warning: Aggressive Swan) signs 
>> around the Eel River. I saw a swan attacking a parked car there one 
>> day, hammering at the window.
>> bill h
> Didier Ludwig wrote:
>> Swans can be quite aggressive. They can easily brake your arm with 
>> their wings. When my dog was very young he's got heavily bashed by 
>> some swan moms protecting their babies. He respected swans for the 
>> rest of his life.
>> And once I met a weasel in the forest. It was defending it's nest 
>> (with cubs inside probably), hissing at us and it did not move one 
>> inch away when I and my dog came closer. Really brave... I took the 
>> dog away before he's got a scratched nose...
>> Didier
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