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I have no idea of whether or not that was real, but I will tell you that if that beaver is anything like it's cousins (raccoon, etc....) they can be very mean and probably do some damage if they go after you. I once chased by a raccoon! Wife saw it out the kitchen window and she though it was hilarious. Well, not so funny if you are the one that has it on your a$$.
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True story.......worked with a guy who made the mistake picking up a live beaver in an ill advised rescue attempt. The beaver went up one side and down the other biting him several times through his rainsuit and coveralls.

So we took Dan to the ER where he recieved numerous sutures and some painful shots. The doctor was laughing the whole time, but failed to address the root cause....stupidity! The occupational injury report was also quite hilarious.

As a country boy, my experience has been that even small wild animals like squirrels don't hesitate to take the fight to a human. They instinctively know we are thin skinned woosies with dull teeth! They are prepared to fight to the death while we run away like scared school girls.


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I was going to say I've had an experience with a scary beaver once, but it's not that type of forum






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I was going to say I've had an experience with a scary beaver once, but it's not that type of forum
Did you need shots after the encounter...
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I was going to say I've had an experience with a scary beaver once, but it's not that type of forum
did you put up a fight?
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SBG....we're back to that wasp sting are we???

Remember our national icon is cousins to rats et al...and if cornered will go on the offensive. You can see it in the video...he's trying to avoid conflict, guy keeps getting the angle on him...till he says scr*w this guy, and goes after him. A brief review of our military history is similar...


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Is the video connected with this story?
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worl...-to-death.html
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Wooly, my only question for you: was the beaver scared of you?
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Now that's hilarious!!!
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did you put up a fight?
Woolly probably went down swingin'...

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Woolly probably went down swingin'...
Is he left handed or right handed? I was told some are lefties and some are righties - how many rounds did he go do you think
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Is he left handed or right handed? I was told some are lefties and some are righties - how many rounds did he go do you think
If you're referring to Woolly, he might be ambidextrous... and I'm not sure of Woolly's fitness level as he only works 2 days a week... now, if you're asking about the beaver, most are ambidextrous and NEVER get tired... and I better stop now

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Is the video connected with this story?
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worl...-to-death.html
It IS a part of that story, but is NOT the beaver that killed a Belarus man. Apparently the video is being touted as the "killer vid", but it isn't. Those crazy Russians know how to have fun, don't they (just having fun here as I know some very nice, sane Russian people)

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It IS a part of that story, but is NOT the beaver that killed a Belarus man. Apparently the video is being touted as the "killer vid", but it isn't. Those crazy Russians know how to have fun, don't they (just having fun here as I know some very nice, sane Russian people)
I posted the Vid the day I first saw it (on the 10th) & a day later there's a story about someone getting killed by a beaver. What a coincidence!


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sorry I have been remiss in my daily/weekly contributions of trouble-making. I am aiming to make up for my delinquency soon! I promise! As for the wasps and beavers and all the other woodland creatures... I will get to them very soon!
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We have a local bus company here called Beaver. All across the front of the buses it says RIDE THE BEAVER !!!!!!!
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