Fox shoots hunter

Fox holding gunYup. It’s true. In the tradition of “man bites dog” stories, here’s one from Belarus.

Reported by Reuters:

A wounded fox shot its would be killer in Belarus by pulling the trigger on the hunter’s gun as the pair scuffled after the man tried to finish the animal off with the butt of the rifle, media said Thursday.

The unnamed hunter, who had approached the fox after wounding it from a distance, was in hospital with a leg wound, while the fox made its escape, media said, citing prosecutors from the Grodno region.

“The animal fiercely resisted and in the struggle accidentally pulled the trigger with its paw,” one prosecutor was quoted as saying.

Fox-hunting is popular in the picturesque farming region of northwestern Belarus which borders Poland.

2 thoughts on “Fox shoots hunter

  1. uh-huh, likely story…but better than nothing for explaining away a mysterious gunshot wound after coming back form the woods : )

Leave a Reply