#Nature Awareness 5/20/2013 - Wild Boar. The Wild Boar has been the symbol of warriors for centuries. The Celts believed that the boar, which they called Torc, was their ally in war. Native American made war masks in the likeness of the wild boar to frighten and intimidate their enemies. The boar’s head was also used by many cultures as symbols of their countries and coats of arms. In particular Richard III of England took on the wild boar as his personal totem and coat of arms. Symbolism: bravery, nobility, fearlessness, strategy, success, prosperity.