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Hunting hogs in Alabama

<p>Jeremy Chavez, of Luling, Louisiana. helps his son Ryan Chavez, 6, with target practice before a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. 

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Jeremy Chavez, of Luling, Louisiana. helps his son Ryan Chavez, 6, with target practice before a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Jeremy Chavez, of Luling, Louisiana. helps his son Ryan Chavez, 6, with target practice before a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Jason Weaver of Springville, Alabama. takes photos of game in the dining lodge after a morning hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. 
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Jason Weaver of Springville, Alabama. takes photos of game in the dining lodge after a morning hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Jason Weaver of Springville, Alabama. takes photos of game in the dining lodge after a morning hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Tim Shaughnessy talks with his son Corey Shaughnessy, 18, after a morning wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. 
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Tim Shaughnessy talks with his son Corey Shaughnessy, 18, after a morning wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Tim Shaughnessy talks with his son Corey Shaughnessy, 18, after a morning wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Jeremy Chavez, of Luling, Louisiana. helps his son Ryan Chavez, 6, with target practice before a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. 
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Jeremy Chavez, of Luling, Louisiana. helps his son Ryan Chavez, 6, with target practice before a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Jeremy Chavez, of Luling, Louisiana. helps his son Ryan Chavez, 6, with target practice before a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Ryan Chavez, 6, hunting with his dad Jeremy Chavez, prepares his gun for target practice before a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012.
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Ryan Chavez, 6, hunting with his dad Jeremy Chavez, prepares his gun for target practice before a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Ryan Chavez, 6, hunting with his dad Jeremy Chavez, prepares his gun for target practice before a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Jeremy Chavez helps his son Ryan, 6, with target practice before a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, Saturday June 16, 2012. 
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Jeremy Chavez helps his son Ryan, 6, with target practice before a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, Saturday June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Jeremy Chavez helps his son Ryan, 6, with target practice before a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, Saturday June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Jeremy Chavez sprays odor elimination on his son Ryan Chavez, 6, before their wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. 
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Jeremy Chavez sprays odor elimination on his son Ryan Chavez, 6, before their wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Jeremy Chavez sprays odor elimination on his son Ryan Chavez, 6, before their wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Guide Hunter Pritchett with his dog Jackson waits for hunters during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. 
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Guide Hunter Pritchett with his dog Jackson waits for hunters during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Guide Hunter Pritchett with his dog Jackson waits for hunters during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Outside a blind guide Hunter Pritchett talks with hunters Jeremy Chavez and Jason Weaver for an evening wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012.
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Outside a blind guide Hunter Pritchett talks with hunters Jeremy Chavez and Jason Weaver for an evening wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Outside a blind guide Hunter Pritchett talks with hunters Jeremy Chavez and Jason Weaver for an evening wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Guide Hunter Pritchett looks at a hog wallow while picking up hunters during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. 
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Guide Hunter Pritchett looks at a hog wallow while picking up hunters during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Guide Hunter Pritchett looks at a hog wallow while picking up hunters during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Owner Rex Pritchett talks to hunters before setting off on a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. 
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Owner Rex Pritchett talks to hunters before setting off on a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Owner Rex Pritchett talks to hunters before setting off on a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Guide Hunter Pritchett puts out corn for a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012.  REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger</p>

Guide Hunter Pritchett puts out corn for a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Guide Hunter Pritchett puts out corn for a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Guide Hunter Pritchett gets Kristie Weaver settled in a stand for an evening wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, Saturday June 16, 2012. 
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Guide Hunter Pritchett gets Kristie Weaver settled in a stand for an evening wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, Saturday June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Guide Hunter Pritchett gets Kristie Weaver settled in a stand for an evening wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, Saturday June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Ryan Chavez, 6, prepares for an evening wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. 
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Ryan Chavez, 6, prepares for an evening wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Ryan Chavez, 6, prepares for an evening wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Corey Shaughnessy, 18, heads out of the lodge during the early morning to gather with other hunters for the wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. 
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Corey Shaughnessy, 18, heads out of the lodge during the early morning to gather with other hunters for the wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Corey Shaughnessy, 18, heads out of the lodge during the early morning to gather with other hunters for the wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Guide Hunter Pritchett shows Ryan Chavez, 6, blood while tracking a hog shot by Jason Weaver during wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. 
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Guide Hunter Pritchett shows Ryan Chavez, 6, blood while tracking a hog shot by Jason Weaver during wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Guide Hunter Pritchett shows Ryan Chavez, 6, blood while tracking a hog shot by Jason Weaver during wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Guide Hunter Pritchett takes a photo of Jason Weaver and his wife Kristie Weaver with the 60 pound hog shot by Jason during a wild hog hunt at the Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. 
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Guide Hunter Pritchett takes a photo of Jason Weaver and his wife Kristie Weaver with the 60 pound hog shot by Jason during a wild hog hunt at the Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael...more

Guide Hunter Pritchett takes a photo of Jason Weaver and his wife Kristie Weaver with the 60 pound hog shot by Jason during a wild hog hunt at the Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>A 60 pound hog lies dead during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. 
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A 60 pound hog lies dead during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

A 60 pound hog lies dead during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Hunters find a 60 pound a hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. 
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Hunters find a 60 pound a hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Hunters find a 60 pound a hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Guide Hunter Pritchett drags out a 60 pound a hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. 
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Guide Hunter Pritchett drags out a 60 pound a hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Guide Hunter Pritchett drags out a 60 pound a hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Guide Hunter Pritchett loads a 60 pound hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at the Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. 
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Guide Hunter Pritchett loads a 60 pound hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at the Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Guide Hunter Pritchett loads a 60 pound hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at the Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Connor Shaughnessy, 21, returns from a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. 
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Connor Shaughnessy, 21, returns from a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Connor Shaughnessy, 21, returns from a wild hog hunt at Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Guide Hunter Pritchett dresses a 60 pound hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at the Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. 

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Guide Hunter Pritchett dresses a 60 pound hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at the Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Guide Hunter Pritchett dresses a 60 pound hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at the Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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<p>Guide Hunter Pritchett dresses a 60 pound hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at the Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. 
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Guide Hunter Pritchett dresses a 60 pound hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at the Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

Guide Hunter Pritchett dresses a 60 pound hog shot by Jason Weaver during a wild hog hunt at the Great Southern Outdoors Wildlife Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama, June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

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