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Old 04-16-2012, 09:54 AM
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Old 04-16-2012, 09:55 AM
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They are aggressive
Old 04-16-2012, 10:40 AM
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A swan is a mean bird but I don't know about being able to drownd a grown man. Maybe the guy couldn't swim.
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That makes you wonder just how that can happen. Cramping or what? Surely he was able to swim doing that particular job?
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how hard can an oversized goose peck? I would have grabbed its neck and choked a bi-ach!!
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Reports say he was wearing heavy clothes and boots.....
Old 04-16-2012, 12:23 PM
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i am guessing it was the wings. I have heard swans and geese can hit very hard.
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Hell, I saw a chicken break a young beagle's leg once.

Once you panic in the water, your chances of survival go way down...fast.
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It is not the actions of the head and beak, they will beat you down with their wings.
In the water the swan may have tried to stand on the guy.
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I think cedarholm said it best. The guy got knocked out of his kayak and probably panicked. Most people would be shocked in how short a time it takes to drown.
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Supposedly, swans are really good eating. Try Googling for swan recipes, I couldn't find any ... zero, zip, none. There are references to people that eat them at Christmas time, like a Christmas goose, but a swan instead.
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I would have used his ass for a flotation device.
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Originally Posted by Bugbuster View Post
I would have used his ass for a flotation device.

Yeah, but inflating it can be a bitch.
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I've stumbled across a goose sitting on her nest. The damn thing bit me on the front of my sweatshirt and was beating the hell out me with it's wings. I grabbed that bitch by the neck, pulled it off my shirt, and threw it as far as I could which was only about a foot or two. Then I ran like hell and then her mate and her chased me about 50 feet or more. That was when I was a kid. If it happened now I would just snap the neck and file a civil suit against the whole damn gaggle. Mean damn birds.
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Cook them like you would a goose
My first broken nose as a young un is attributed to a momma muscovy who caught me in the process of trying to relocate a couple of her babie's. The big wing bone may be hollow but it can smack the crap outta you.
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I always get a kick watching city folk try to catch the grazing goslings.

They always get a good ass whoopin.
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Personally I can't stand them even being around. I hate when I see people feeding the fookers off the back of their boats. It's like feeding seagulls or pidgeons, and then the people wonder why they get shit on.
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Was probably wearin a hoodie and wanted to jack his yak.
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Its always the the weak and the old and stupid that are the first to go it was just his time.
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I would have used the swan as a floatation device.

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