I lived in Bavaria for many years and these animals can genuinely be dangerous, but that’s only when a Female has her young to protect, like you say though, they need a natural predator and we need balance!
I regularly encounter them while walking. It is a bit scary because they actually walk very quietly sometimes, so you walk through a path and then, suddenly, behind you a loud stampede will run just 10 metres from where you are. Even though they are quite loud and big, I actually enjoy seeing them, because it feels like proof of biodiversity, that the system cab support such a large animal and still retain its integrity. I also really like that the grasslands that they excavate during winter have different kinds of small plants in the spring.
I have 30 years of experience and i started this website to see if i could try and share my knowledge to help you.
With a degree a Horticulture BSc (Hons)
I have worked as a horticulture specialist lead gardener, garden landscaper, and of course i am a hobby gardener at home in my own garden.
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