Wild boar pays unexpected visit to Kyoto University dorm grounds
Japan Times -- Jun 14
A wild boar entered the grounds of a Kyoto University dormitory in Kyoto's Sakyo Ward Tuesday, bumping into a man in his 60s on a bicycle before being captured. The man suffered a minor injury to his right leg.

According to police, the roughly 1-meter-long wild boar appears to be a female. Before it entered the Kumano dormitory grounds, a passer-by saw the animal running on a street at around 4:40 p.m. and reported to the police.

The wild boar ran around the neighborhood for about an hour before hunters shot an anesthesia injection needle into it and captured it.

“I have been living around here, but I’ve never seen it before,” said a surprised male neighbor in his 20s.

A wild boar was also seen in May entering a hotel in the city’s Higashiyama Ward.

13日、京都大学の学生寮に1頭のイノシシが迷い込む騒動があり、約2時間後に捕獲されました。 午後4時40分ごろ、京都市左京区で車を運転していた男性が車道を走っているイノシシを発見し、警察に通報しました。
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