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Re: Hippo Skull arrived
« Reply #15 on: July 13, 2017, 12:54:38 PM »
good plan.  Plus a beware of hippo sign!
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Re: Hippo Skull arrived
« Reply #16 on: July 13, 2017, 02:36:30 PM »
What was it like gutting out a hippo?  Must have been a chore!  Did you get to try the meat?

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Re: Hippo Skull arrived
« Reply #17 on: July 13, 2017, 03:03:34 PM »
I love skulls and that is AWESOME!

Very cool.....
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Re: Hippo Skull arrived
« Reply #18 on: July 13, 2017, 03:38:14 PM »
What was it like gutting out a hippo?  Must have been a chore!  Did you get to try the meat?

The villagers came out of nowhere and all helped process the hippo.  They got all of the meat save 2 legs.  One we brought with us to eat (it was great!) and the other we used for Croc bait.

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Re: Hippo Skull arrived
« Reply #19 on: July 13, 2017, 04:14:49 PM »
Awesome :tup:
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Re: Hippo Skull arrived
« Reply #20 on: July 13, 2017, 04:40:00 PM »
 :tup: :tup: :tup:
As long as we have the habitat, we can argue forever about who gets to kill what and when.  No habitat = no game.

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Re: Hippo Skull arrived
« Reply #21 on: July 13, 2017, 04:59:16 PM »
That's awesome!  :tup:

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Re: Hippo Skull arrived
« Reply #22 on: July 13, 2017, 10:09:59 PM »
That's pretty damn neat rob. Thanks for sharing!
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Re: Hippo Skull arrived
« Reply #23 on: July 15, 2017, 09:15:44 AM »
Wow!  That's cool.  Love the interaction with the locals.
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Re: Hippo Skull arrived
« Reply #24 on: July 15, 2017, 10:32:44 AM »
Don't put it next to any bear skulls....make them all look like thumb tacks.

That's awesome, what a cool hunt and trophy. Congrats!
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Re: Hippo Skull arrived
« Reply #25 on: July 15, 2017, 11:51:10 AM »
When you see that thread title it just screams, 'yeah, you're gonna click here!.' Be sure to post pics of the finished skull and mount, it's going to be amazing. I loved hunting Africa, but that trophy makes the plains game antelope species almost seem boring. Congrats!
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Re: Hippo Skull arrived
« Reply #26 on: July 17, 2017, 07:32:09 AM »
Will do!


Don't put it next to any bear skulls....make them all look like thumb tacks.

That's awesome, what a cool hunt and trophy. Congrats!

Wish I had a bear skull to compare it to, I have been trying for several years without success.  lots of spring bear points now though, so hopefully next year!
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Re: Hippo Skull arrived
« Reply #27 on: July 17, 2017, 12:23:20 PM »
 :tup:
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