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Hunting : Hunting And Hunting

- Deer Hunting. As a young girl growing up in a small town in Pennsylvania, it was common for me to be around hunting. All of the men in my family were hunters, fishers, and trappers. As I grew older my view on hunting changed. I no longer viewed hunting as the normal thing to do but began to see it as wrong. Year after year I watched as the men in my family would go out to camp to chase bear or hunt deer. Each time I hoped they wouldn’t get anything. I am arguing against hunting. I feel that hunting is no longer needed for survival but rather for sport....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Deer hunting, White-tailed deer]

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Bow Hunting for Whitetail Deer

- Bow hunting for whitetail deer is both a challenge and a passionate sport for me. One challenge comes when you want to hunt whitetails and cannot find a place to hunt. Every hunter has been in this position at one time or another, for whatever reason. The good news is there are places to hunt locally, if you have the patience and knowledge to do so. The areas that I want to talk about are state-owned game areas. These public hunting areas can be crowded, over hunted, and in effect can produce some pretty smart whitetails....   [tags: Hunting]

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The Ethics of Sport Hunting

- Aldo Leopold pioneered “land ethics” in the first half of the 20th century. Inspired by Leopold, his fellow professor at the University of Wisconsin, Van Rensselaer Potter, coined the term “bioethics” in the second half of the 20th century (1970). Both terms have a powerful social and personal component. Both terms connote an integration of values and the environment. So, too, do “hunt ethics,” an integration of values and an action based upon biology and the ‘land.’ The hunter has affection and awe for all of nature’s creations, perhaps more so than any other human observer, for the hunter must read the most subtle signs of his quarry, its habitat and its behavior, to be successful....   [tags: Hunting]

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Hunting : Rough Draft Of Hunting

- Hunting: Rough Draft Bang. The adrenaline is flowing now. You see the biggest buck you have ever seen laying there on the ground. All the things you’ve worked for this whole past year has finally came together. Allowing you to make that kill of a lifetime. What I just described to you is exactly what happened to me November the twelfth of 2015. But to reach that amazing adventure there were many things I had to do to achieve my goal. With hunting a lot of things play into factor such as the time of year to hunt/scouting, types of hunting and also meal prep....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Game]

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Types Of Hunting And Hunting

- Hunting Bang. The adrenaline is flowing now. You see the biggest buck you have ever seen laying there on the ground. All the things you’ve worked for this whole past year has finally come together. Allowing you to make that kill of a lifetime. What I just described to you is exactly what happened to me November the 12th,2015, but to reach that amazing adventure there were many things I had to do to achieve my goal. With hunting, a lot of things play into factor such as the time of year to hunt/scouting, types of hunting, and also meal prep....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Game]

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Hunting Deer Hunting Is An Ancient Sport

- Deer Hunting Is deer hunting just plain old hard work or is it deeper than that. Deer hunting can be really easy if you follow some simple steps. There are many different techniques that can get you closer to killing a deer. Sometimes you have to plan what techniques you need to use and when. The main techniques for killing a deer is scouting, knowing when the rut is, calling, and being in the stand. With these techniques you can be closer to be on your way to killing a deer. Scouting is a very powerful tool when hunting deer....   [tags: White-tailed deer, Hunting, Deer, Deer hunting]

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Gun Hunting Vs. Bow Hunting

- Many people in Mississippi enjoy deer hunting. Out of all the people in Mississippi that hunt, only a select few of them prefer to bow hunt. Bow hunting is more challenging than gun hunting because there are many things that have to happen before a deer will come into range for a bowshot. Bow hunters find it more enjoyable when they harvest a deer with a bow. This being said, there is only a certain time of deer season when it is legal to hunt with a bow. From October 15th until November 21st and then once more from January 1st to January 22nd, 1 out of a 5 month, there is a short amount of time to harvest a deer with a bow....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Archery, Hunting Act 2004]

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The Many Benefits of Hunting

- When a Minnesota dentist killed a prized African lion named "Cecil" he received an onslaught of criticism and reignited the debate concerning hunting. Those who oppose hunting often have no understanding of the many benefits provided by hunting. Hunting provides free census animal data, as well as money to sustain clean rivers and forests and to manage wildlife populations. Animals are treated more humanely by a hunter’s bullet than by a slaughterhouse’s blade. There are two categories of hunters, the poachers and the traditionalists....   [tags: Hunting Debate]

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The Many Benefits of Hunting

- When a Minnesota dentist killed a prized African lion named "Cecil" he received an onslaught of criticism and reignited the debate concerning hunting. To many people, hunting is a cruel and inhuman act. For others, hunting is a sport and a way of life. Is hunting ethical. Should hunting be allowed to continue. First off, what is hunting. According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, hunting is a “sport that involves the seeking, pursuing, and killing of wild animals and birds, called game and game birds, primarily in modern times with firearms but also with bow and arrow” (“hunting”)....   [tags: Sport Hunting]

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Hunting in Morally Acceptable

- When a wealthy American dentist killed a prized African lion he unintentionally reignited the debate concerning the morality of hunting. In this essay, I am going to provide an argument for the morality of hunting. Hunting, when performed with correct moral intentions and in compliance with regulations, is a morally acceptable act. I will first provide background definitions used in my essay followed by a formal layout of my argument. Next, I will discuss each premise of my argument separately and explain how they prove my argument plausible....   [tags: The Morality of Hunting]

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Good Will Hunting

- An individual is shaped and molded by how they are treated by those that surround them. Most people value the opinions of those they care about and want to act in accord. Consequently, the choices people make are greatly influenced by the people in their lives. Sometimes, someone will become close with people who are different from each other. Such is the case in Good Will Hunting. Will Hunting (Matt Damon) struggles between the people that created him and the people that discovered him....   [tags: Good Will Hunting Essays]

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Hunting Is A Controversial Topic

- Hunting is a controversial topic. Many people think that hunting is just about killing animals; therefore, they think it is wrong. Hunting is something that people have done for centuries. It is a sport that people can learn from, so everyone should go at least once. Hunting is a tradition in a lot of families, it teaches people respect and responsibility, and it provides food for people. First of all, hunting has been a tradition in families for many of years, so people need to go at least once to experience how wonderful it is....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Deer hunting, Deer farm]

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Trophy Hunting As A Conservation Method

- On July 1, 2015 Cecil the lion was shot and killed by Walter Palmer, an experienced big game trophy hunter from Bloomington, Minnesota. Cecil, a 13 year old male lion who resided within the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, was a local favorite and popular tourist attraction. Two local inhabitants guided and assisted Palmer in luring Cecil outside of the reserve’s boundaries and remained with Palmer as he hunted Cecil. As news of Cecil’s death spread, the enraged public began protesting and violently threatening Palmer....   [tags: Hunting, Endangered species, Species]

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The Interlacing Of The Hunting And Bedroom Scenes

- D. The interlacing of the hunting and bedroom scenes follows a romance plot convention and is prominent feature of the poem. What is the point of this interlacing. What overall affects does it create for the reader. The point of this interlacing of the hunting and bedroom scenes is so that it helps develop and enhance the plot. The interlacing within the two symbolizes the hunts happening outside the castle, and inside with Sir Gawain and the Lady of the castle. One of the connections made that helps enhance the plot is the animals in which Lord Bertilak hunted....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Turn]

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The Benefits of Hunting and Trapping

- The killing of Zimbabwe's most well-known and much-photographed lion, affectionately named Cecil, ignited a firestorm of controversy and debate. This essay will explore hunting and trapping, both play key roles in maintaining a balance in the animal kingdom. Both sports have been a tradition since the beginning of mankind. Men needed to hunt and trap to feed their families and stay alive. For some people that is still true today and others it is a hobby that has become a passion. Did you know that hunters pay $796 million a year in conservation programs....   [tags: animal kingdom, hunting, trapping]

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Why Hunting Should Be Banned

- The first day the hunter goes out into the woods will become a memory they will value the rest of their lives because of all the positive benefits that come with hunting. The animal population grows every day, reducing the overpopulation remains one of the major benefits of hunting wildlife. Also, hunting provides families that live in areas that can hunt to supply food for their families. When thinking of the word hunting, many people associate a gun and a dead animal, but the hunter does not compare those items to the sport....   [tags: Hunting, Food, Deer, Game]

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Hunting Season - Original Writing

- Do you ever think about what the sky looks like really early in the morning. Or if you can smell the fresh, wet, mildew smell on the grass. How about if the birds are chirping their sweetest noises. Or how cold the autumn breeze is. Or do you think to listen to the sounds of squirrels running up and down the trees lightning fast. Hunting season is the best when it comes to relaxing. It’s 3:45 AM and I’m squinting my eyes when I wake up with the moon peeking through the window, I know that I have to wake up my dad and get the clothes that smell like dirt out of the dryer to get ready.I wake up my grumpy dad and give him his nature smelling clothes and tell him to get ready....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Reindeer, Moose]

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The Effects Of Hunting And Fishing On The Economy

- Many people see hunting and fishing as the slaughtering of innocent animals for no reason other than sport and fun. However, the truth is, hunting and fishing are beneficial to people, environments, and the economy. Hunting and fishing are beneficial to the economy because they cause a major economic impact. Hunting and fishing are beneficial to environments and people because they reduce damages done by wildlife overcrowding. Hunting and fishing are also beneficial to people because they provide a healthy, affordable source of food....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Food, Wildlife management]

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My Views on Hunting

- As I write this on the first day of gun hunting season it comes into perspective what a huge pastime hunting has become and may I emphasize the word “pastime”. Hunting might have been an important aspect to the lives of prehistoric humans, but today many people hunt for the thrill of it. Did you know hunting kills millions of animals every year, many whom are just wounded and die prolonged, painful deaths. There are slaughter houses and farms that raise animals to kill specifically for these reasons....   [tags: hunting is no longer necessary]

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Hunting And Non Hunters On Animals

- There has always been an ongoing debate between hunters and non-hunters on whether or not shooting animals is considered inhumane. I, for one, believe it to be fine and see nothing wrong with pursuing a wild animal, unless the hunt is done with malicious intentions, such as killing the animal for sport and not eating it. As long as there is a hunt with purpose, such as consumption, then there should not be a problem with the non-hunters. Hunting is done to cull overpopulation and to feed families, such as my own....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, KILL, Wildlife management]

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Is Hunting A Good Thing?

- From the perspective of economy, ecology, and environmental conservation, hunting is very important. Hunting is necessary to protect agriculture and the environment from animal pest or overpopulation. For example, wild boars tear up many farmers land causing many problems as well with the deer population growing eating away farmer’s resources. Also with the growth of white tail deer are damaging every landscape east of the Mississippi river. Unfortunately, the harm is very overlooked, and accepted as somehow “natural”....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer]

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Why Hunting Is Bad And Inhumane

- Research Report I love to hunt and don 't understand why many say hunting is bad and inhuman so I 'm going to prove that hunting in necessary to sustain order in the wild. The rise in anti-hunting and the crack down on all firearm licencing laws has struck my interest to fully know if it’s necessary if I need to be worried about not being able to hunt or if there is plenty of proof to keep one of the most loved sports in the country alive. Many dairy farmers need their rifles to hunt the pests on their land to stop them from eating all the grass for the cows....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Red Deer, Control]

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Hunting On The Blackstone River System

- In the early years of hunting in the Muskoka and Parry Sound areas from about 1870-1895, a single hunting party could take very large number of trophies with nearly any large animal a target. There appears to be no concern for conservation until the killing reached alarming rates. Even fish on Otter Lake where being blasted under water using excess dynamite from putting in the railroad in 1908, “not sportsmanlike” and “should be punished” complained the Parry Sound North Star. Even the common partridge became nearly extinct in the region forcing a suspension of its hunt for the fall of 1936....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer]

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My First Legal Deer Hunting Season

- My father stood at 5’8”, and he dressed sharp, except when he wore those tight short shorts that looked like they came from his high school basketball days in the 80’s. He was a smart man; he earned his education at a prestigious college. He talked like it, too. It was very seldom I heard him have a conversation with anybody where he didn’t start breaking down the anatomy of a human, or describing different plants and animals by their scientific names. I could not have a conversation with him, without being proven wrong about my cognitive thinking....   [tags: Deer, Hunting, Deer hunting]

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Seal Hunting in the Maritimes

- Canadian’s culture initiates from their wildlife and forests. Many different ways of living in Canada’s regions has an impact on the cultural view. The major problem with the wildlife view involving cultural acts is Seal Hunting. Seal Hunting has been continuing for years and harming many of the seas natural inhabitants. In the Gulf of St. Lawrence, which is in the Maritimes, is a popular venue for such activities. An exploration of a day in the life of a seal and hunter is portrayed in the Maritimes, and its effect on the culture in the Maritimes....   [tags: culture, wildlife, seal, hunting, commercial]

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The Effects Of Hunting On The Economy, Government, And Environment

- The development of modern technologies has allowed for the advancement of society, but some practices of older times still remain. Food was originally obtained through either hunting or gathering before the common era of agricultures. While hunting is not as prevalent in today’s world, it is still a tradition that is partaken in. Hunting is not as prevalent due progressing society, but it is also due in part to the controversy surrounding the activity. Opponents of hunting not only believe that it is cruel, but it also destroys habitat and decreases wildlife populations endangering species....   [tags: Hunting, Game, Wildlife management]

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The Effects Of Hunting On The Environment

- Have you ever been hunting and ever wondered the effects that you had on the environment. Weather the effects were positive or negative or if you had no effect at all. Well the truth is, human hunting has a major effect on the environment and especially the animal populations. In the next few minutes you’ll realize that hunting has a few positive effects, but more environmental negatives that out way the positives. First up we have the negative effects on the environment that hunting brings. The first con of hunting is the CO2 (Carbon Dioxide) that gets pumped into the air as the hunters drive many miles to get to their hunting ground....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Elk]

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The Topic Of Hunting : Why Hunting Is Conservation They Bring Up 25 Reasons

- The topic of hunting has always been filled with controversy, excitement and trepidation for the environment. Both sides have varies ideas as to what is wrong and right. I realize that many people do not understand why people have to hunt or why people do hunt. One of the questions that kept coming to mind is why so many people are against hunting when their ancestors hunted and without hunting many of them would not be alive today. This question is relevant because many people are becoming to be worried that animals are in pain when being hunted and that it is unfair for people to hunt selfless animals with modern weaponry, and with many people going against the right to own guns....   [tags: Hunting, Wildlife management, Game]

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I Have Been Bow Hunting

- I have been bow hunting since I was about 8 years old. I am going to go over the basic steps and necessary equipment needed to start becoming a successful bow hunter. Some of the key things you will need during this are a decent set of camouflage, a compound hunting bow and a place to hunt. Despite the time it takes to be successful; bow hunting can be very rewarding. Preparation If bow hunting for deer is something that appeals to you, then the best advice I can give you is to seek out a veteran bow hunter that’s been doing it for years or pay a visit to your local bow shop....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Hunting license, White-tailed deer]

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Chippewa Tribe Night Hunting Deer

- Chippewa Tribe Night Hunting Deer In 2012 after several years of trying to get permission from the court to night hunt, the Chippewa tribe has been granted permission to. Many groups of people disagree and are upset by this decision, including hunters and members of the Department of Natural Resources. Members of the Department of Natural Resource feel it is still unsafe to hunt deer at night. For years, they have not been allowed to hunt deer at night and it has not affected their ability to live and function....   [tags: White-tailed deer, Hunting, Deer, Deer hunting]

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Does Hunting Help or Hurt the Environment

- Does Hunting Help or Hurt the Environment Those who oppose hunting as it stands today, please step forward. The question whether if hunting is helping or hurting our environment has been an ongoing yet debatable issue for a little while now. A variety of arguments have been made about this issue. It is definitely a big issue because it concerns the well-being of many different people nationwide. Mainly it raises attention to the moral and economic questions, as well as the pros and cons, dealing with the way we utilize our native wildlife....   [tags: Hunting Animals, Environment, Animals]

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Animal Hunting Is No Longer Necessary

- For centuries, humans have been hunting for food; but in today’s society, hunting is no longer necessary. Advances in the modern world gave people access to Grocery stores and Supermarkets where they can purchase meat instead of going into the woods to shoot down and slaughter an animal in order to feed their families. There is nothing wrong with hunting for food and there may even be times when hunting is necessary for human survival. Unfortunately, because hunting for survival is no longer the norm, much of today 's hunting is done for sport, trophies, or just for the rush of a kill....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Deer, Animal welfare]

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The Effects Of Hunting On Deer Population

- Walking through the woods on a peaceful, fall day, I stumble onto a herd of cotton tails. BANG. THUD. Dinner is served. Hunting has been argued to not be the best method practiced for controlling whitetail deer populations. Instead, different amicable ways of controlling the whitetail deer population have been recently exercised throughout several states, including Michigan. However, I believe that hunting remains the best way to control the deer population, and that the tranquil parties are camouflaging the truth from us....   [tags: White-tailed deer, Hunting, Deer, Tubal ligation]

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Hunting, The Wildlife, And Our Planet

- Hunters often reveal that being in nature provides time to clear the mind. In the woods, there is no rush, no schedule, and no deadlines; nature moves at its own pace. This interaction provides a deep spiritual connection with the land, the wildlife, and our planet. Hunting has been around since the beginning of time and has been in many people 's lives for generations, these are some reasons why people all across America continue to hunt. Hunting has many benefits such as reducing deer related car accidents, controlling deer densities in heavily human populated areas, creates jobs, and feeding and supporting families....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Elk]

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The Joy of Hunting

- Hunting is a worldwide event that has taken place for hundred's of years and is still a popular trait that is being carried on in today's society by millions of people. Although many people all over the world have experienced the hunting tradition, there are still many people who have not had the chance to experience the thrill of hunting and the excitement that is involved. There are many situations caused by hunting that can give an individual an unequaled sensation caused by an adrenaline rush and I can relate in many ways from the past years of hunting since I was a child....   [tags: Essays on Hunting]

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Hunting Is A Way Of Life

- For many people, hunting is a way of life. I like to consider myself as one of those people. Being brought up around hunters, I quickly grew accustomed to the sport. Hunting white-tailed deer can be enjoyable if you do it correctly. First off, you should know some general rules. In Texas, certain times of the year are set for when you can hunt white-tailed deer. Archery only season starts on October 1, 2016, and ends on November 4, 2016. This means that through those dates, you may hunt with a bow and arrow....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Rifle]

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The Importance Of Hunting With My Grandfather

- I have been hunting all of my life; most of the time has been in Wyoming with my grandfather. My grandfather has shown me hunting tips that you cannot read about, and true moments that can never be taken away. The time spent outdoors has made me into a very sharp hunter. The events that led up to the hunt are the calm before the storm. Every year I know that I have one thing to look forward to; hunting with my grandfather, the excitement of getting to opening day, tagging the perfect dear. First, I think it’s important to explain that hunting with my grandfather is something I have done since I was eighteen years old....   [tags: Deer, Hunting, Grandparent, White-tailed deer]

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Hunting At The Great Smoky Mountains

- Hunting in Eastern Tennessee, especially in the Great Smoky Mountains is scenic and teeming with wildlife. Experienced and novice hunters alike enjoy the area, but not every hunter takes the time to research specific information about the area before setting out. Below is an informational guide to big and small game, hunting seasons, and bag limits for participants of hunting in the breathtaking and challenging Smokies. Big Game Eastern Tennessee offers a variety of big game animals for hunters....   [tags: Hunting, Game, Raccoon, Mammals of North America]

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Big Game Hunting Should Be Allowed

- Since the European colonization of eastern Africa, big game hunting, also know as "trophy hunting", has been a very controversial topic. During the early days of trophy hunting, dwindling numbers of some of the world’s most unique and prized wildlife was not a problem like it is today. When a trophy hunting dentist from Minnesota paid $55,000 to kill a prized African lion, he unintentionally reignited the heated debate concerning big game hunting. Wildlife conservationists and hunters debate the impact of hunting on the economy and the environment....   [tags: Lion Hunting in Africa]

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Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Go Hand in Hand

- It’s a brisk November morning like any other day, but today isn’t any other day, today is the first day of firearm deer season. Shots are going off everywhere like world war three declared on deer. I’m wrapped in every hunting garment I own but winters cold embrace always finds its way in. My cheeks are rosy red and my breath was thick in the air. As I raise my shotgun and pull the trigger, my heart races and my hands shake. As I race after my prize, the sounds of leaves crunching beneath my feet are muffled by the ringing in my ears....   [tags: Hunting Essays]

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The Necessity of Legalizing Wolf Hunting in Wisconsin

- Over the past several years, the gray wolf, native to the Wisconsin area, has been listed federally as an endangered species due to the graphic and horrific treatment they had received during the industrialization periods of America, when they were frowned upon and hated because they are predatory creatures and did, on occasion, attack livestock and pets. Because the government was encouraging the hunting, including bounties for the animals, the wolves were hunted to near extinction. However, now Wisconsin faces a new problem....   [tags: animal studies, hunting]

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The Benefits of Hunting

- "Run Bambi. Run!" Those three words have echoed inside children's minds for generations. Many wept at the cruelty with which the hunters needlessly slaughtered young Bambi's mother and many more vowed never to kill a living animal. Walt Disney was a master at evoking anti-hunting feelings. He portrayed the animals in his movies and cartoons as gentle, innocent creatures, which caused no trouble and asked for no trouble. However, were his animals really innocent. Are animals, in general, really innocent and are hunters all the cruel, heartless murderers that so many make them out to be....   [tags: Hunting is Necessary]

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The Need For Deer Hunting

- The Need for Deer Hunting Years ago, killing animals for food was part of the average man’s everyday life. While, now a days, hunting is questioned by many across the world because it is commonly viewed as a recreational activity. Many residents have a problem with the dangers that come with hunting. Not to mention, as time goes on, society seems to feel differently about animals and how they should be treated. One of the biggest debates is the harvest of white tailed deer. All over the United States, white tailed deer thrive because of the few predators that feast upon them and the large forests and habitats that these deer can flourish in....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Deer, United States]

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Hunting At The Deer Lease

- Growing up in a small town in South Central Texas, you get use to hearing the phrases, “Oh, I can’t I’m taking my kids out hunting this weekend.” and “My boy shot his first buck, last weekend out at the deer lease.” and my personal favorite courtesy of my own father, “I can’t go to your dance recital/ peewee rodeo/ jr high volleyball game, I’ll be out of town at the deer lease.” Growing up in a state that is predominately known for having decent whitetail deer and a moderate season, from a young age you learn that a lot of school functions and family functions will be dependant on how deer season falls in your area....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Deer, Mule deer]

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Trophy Hunting As A Game

- Some describe trophy hunting as a game, where hunters choose animals in the wild to hunt down and bring part of the animal body home as a prize or a souvenir, but others describe it as a destruction to the nature of the wild. Trophy hunting has existed ever since the existence of the human race; however, trophy hunting in the history had a different meaning. Instead of hunting for one’s enjoyment or show of strength, human hunts animals for animal body parts that are useful, such as animal skins for clothing, and hunting to protect the village from animals that possess a threat....   [tags: Hunting, Wildlife management, Big-game hunter]

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Hunting Trip For Deer Hunters

- Hunted Hunters Who would go out into an unknown territory to hunt, knowing dangerous animals could be hunting them. Many avid deer hunters, in America, travel to hunt for trophy class whitetail bucks. When I think of hunting, I like knowing where I’m going and what that land is inhabited by. Montana is known for producing record shattering whitetail deer, but is home to grizzly bears, mountain lions, and wolves. If a hunter chooses to go here, he may become the hunted. In one case, John Anderson and his son Lewis, planned a hunting trip for Montana to kill a mature whitetail....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Deer, Grizzly Bear]

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Big Game Hunting Should Be Banned

- When many people think of hunting they think of cruel, evil people senselessly killing innocent animals. What they don’t realize is that hunting is a passed down tradition and a way for people to bond with others who share a love for the sport. There are two main types of hunting: bowhunting and hunting with a rifle. There are strict rules and regulations that apply to hunting, so someone can’t just go out and start shooting up all the animals. Before anyone can hunt, they have to pass a class and a field test in order to get their license....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Wildlife management, Game]

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Ban Trophy Hunting Should Be Illegal

- A social outrage has broken recently amid the scandal of Cecil the Lion’s death. Cecil was illegally hunted and killed by the American dentist Walter Palmer. Since then, it has caused the world to change their minds on the effects of trophy hunting. Succeeding the death of the renowned lion, a recent poll in America displays that on a three to one margin, the respondents said they would rather be tourists in a country that prohibits trophy hunting, instead of one that does not. The debate is ascending as more hunters proudly present their ‘trophy’ on social media....   [tags: Hunting, Endangered species, Predation, Lion]

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The Effects Of Hunting Bison On The Wildlife Fund

- According to the Huffington Post, the bodies of three bison were found in Yellowstone National Park on March 18, 2014. These bison, or buffalo, are believed to be shot and killed between March 13 and March 15. Hunting bison has been banned in Yellowstone since 1894 in order to protect the then highly endangered buffalo. In recent years cases of bison being killed have been infrequent, however, when someone kills a buffalo it is taken seriously. There is a $5,000 reward for anyone who has any information on the poacher that killed the three bison....   [tags: Tiger, Elephant, Endangered species, Hunting]

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Good Will Hunting, By Gus Van Sant

- Good Will Hunting, by Gus Van Sant, is a well-respected movie meant to inspire others. It reflects how nature and nurture work together in creating a mature human being. In the film we watch a man with a matured brain go through a struggle between his past and his future. He knows that he is highly intelligent but he chooses not to show it often due to his childhood abuse. While watching the movie, the audience doesn’t realize that there is a lot of science being depicted. The movie goes along with the theme of nature versus nurture as well as how the brain generally works....   [tags: Gus Van Sant, Good Will Hunting]

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Hunting is Necessary

- Do animals have feelings. We may never know for sure, but for those of us who think they do, there are animal rights groups. For those of us who don’t think so, or just don’t care, there’s indifference and there’s hunting. The morality of sport and commercial hunting has been in question for centuries. I could open a economy size can of worms about fox hunting in England, whale hunting in Japan, and tiger hunting in Africa. I think it’s safe to say that most of us are supportive of protecting endangered species, but what about the plentiful fauna of Missouri....   [tags: Morality of Hunting]

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Hunting: Time to Stop the Slaughter

- Hunting, like many other things in our society has been going on for many years. People have always had something to say about hunting and how cruel it is etc. But now people are actually trying to put a total stop to hunting for fun. In this essay I will be putting forward the arguments for and against hunting. I have done research on ther internet and recently watched a program about hunting in Exmoor. There are many reasons for hunting, whilst researching I have found many plausable reasons for hunting and also many unplausable reasons, in this section of my essay, I will be putting the “for” argument across to you....   [tags: Essays on Hunting]

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Hunting’s Negative Effects: The Big Horn Sheep

- It is almost platitudinous to suggest that killing for fun is the type of action that is full of folly and the very opposite of innocuous. These killers or should they gratify themselves with the moniker of recreational hunters are in fact active participants in “killing for fun”. These hunters substantiate their actions through prosaic arguments that only further instantiate their vacuous immorality. Nonetheless, killing for whatever joy or competition rendered from doing so is indisputably savage....   [tags: sports hunting, sadism, ignorance]

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Hunting Rifle Ammunition Based on Game Size

- Every type of hunting ammunition is designed for different sizes of game. In fact there are several different types to choose from, but which one is the right choice. For instance there are many different ways to decide what ammo to use. Specifically the best way to decide is to choose by the size of the animal that is to be hunted. For instance there are three different size groups that all hunters can use to help them choose the best ammunition for their hunt. First of all we have the class known as small game....   [tags: hunting, rifles, ammunition,]

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The Importance Of Pursuing Love Is No Different Than Hunting A Deer

- Pursuing love is no different than hunting a deer. Both Lovers and hunters chase after something; they both desire success. However, there comes a time where both hunters and lovers do not catch what they are chasing; they must decide whether to give up or not. Sir Thomas Wyatt creates this very moment in Whoso List to Hunt. Within this sonnet, the poet explains the hunt for unrequited love in terms of the speaker hunting a female deer. The sonnet’s tone reveals that the speaker questions whether to give up or not....   [tags: Deer, Hunting, Sonnet, Poetry]

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Whale Hunting By the Makah Tribe

- Whale hunting has been a way of life for the Makah Tribe for more than 2000 years. They have traditionally depended on the whale meat to survive as well as they have utilized the whales blubber and oil. The dependence on whale hunting has caused the whale to be an integral part of the Makah culture. The whale is in their songs, dances, designs and basketry. It has given them a disciple and pride in their tribe. Yet for the past seventy years the Makah has been prevented from hunting due to the gray whale, the whale they hunt, being on the endangered list....   [tags: Essays on Hunting]

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Good Will Hunting

- A studious young man, an open book these two images swirl around the screen in a kaleidoscope effect, this was the introductory scene of "Good Will Hunting." This scene is followed by Ben Afflick, knocking on Will's door, when Will comes out a credit rolls by that says, "screenplay written by Ben Afflick and Matt Damon," just as the two walk side by side. This shows how perfectly the makers of this movie have everything timed, down to the credits. Also, the timing shows when the professor's assistant and Will are alone and the assistant tells Will how lucky he is to have someone believe in him as the professor does....   [tags: Film Analysis, Good Will Hunting]

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Debating the Banning of Fox Hunting

- Fox Hunting has become a big issue in recent years. With the imminent ban of fox hunting the nation has seen many demonstrations including The Countryside March and the more recent Liberty and Livelihood March. In this assignment I am not aiming to persuade you to change your personal view on fox hunting; the majority of people have already formed strong personal views on the subject. After the bitter argument over fox hunting, a new question has emerged: could a ban on hunting be made to work....   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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Fox Hunting Should NOT Be Banned

- Fox hunting is a very controversial subject, and for many years people have campaigned against it. Fox hunting is classed as a blood sport, which involves hounds chasing a fox, in order to kill it. There are also people following the fox on horses. Many of these people carry guns, in case the fox manages to escape with injuries. This way, the fox is put out of its misery and suffers little pain. Apart from being a sport that is enjoyed by many people, fox hunting is also a tradition and provides many people with employment as the animals need to be looked after, and the participants of the sport need accommodation....   [tags: Fox Hunting is Necessary]

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Big Game Hunting Should be Allowed

- When a Minnesota dentist killed a prized African lion named "Cecil" he received an onslaught of criticism and reignited the debate concerning big game hunting. Is big game hunting wrong. Should big game hunting continue. Big game hunting has been a very controversial topic for some time and these types of questions are being asked daily. There are a lot of people for it and a lot of people against it. This issue causes a lot of extreme behaviors and ideas by both sides. Those who oppose it believe it to be morally wrong, unfair to the animals and damaging to the environment....   [tags: Benefits of Hunting]

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Fox Hunting Should Be Banned

- Fox hunting is one form of hunting. It is a pursuit of a wild fox with a pack of hounds, which are specially bred and trained for the sole purpose of fox hunting, and are followed by hunters who usually ride on horses. When the hounds pick up the scent of a fox, they will follow it until the fox evades them, goes to ground, or is overtaken and killed by the hounds. This form of hunting is exercised in several countries around the world, but this essay will concentrate on fox hunting in the United Kingdom....   [tags: Anit Fox Hunting]

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Fox Hunting Should Be Banned

- The current ban on fox hunting has been very controversial, and there have been many arguments, both for and against hunting. Fox hunting is typically viewed as a traditional British activity, but actual fox hunting that uses hounds takes place all over the world. Historically wherever the British have gone building their empires, they have taken the sport of fox hunting43 with them. In addition, plenty of other countries have their own fox hunting traditions. In France, Italy and Ireland they are thriving fox hunts....   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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Fox Hunting Should Be Banned

- Fox hunting is an 18th century traditional country sport. In which a fox is release and hunted by specially breed fox hounds accompanied by people not foot and mounted on horse's who charge around the countryside in chase of the fox until it is lost or caught and subsequently killed by the hounds. We in leicestershire have a strong connection with fox hunting being regarded highly as a fox hunting area not least due to the Quorn hunt in the county. Having been a hunting county for so long the sport has integrated with the heritage, key signs are the football team has a fox mascot, certain pubs have titles that are connect to the sport as do roads and lots of oth...   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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Hunting Lions: Sport or Murder?

- When a Minnesota dentist killed a prized African lion named "Cecil" he received an onslaught of criticism and reignited the debate concerning hunting. Man's quest to dominate all of nature has been a passion dating to the primitive days of mankind. During this primitive era, man's need to hunt was strictly for survival and to preserve their existence and dominance over the wild. In this modern era, man still finds the need to unleash this internal drive for power. The passion to hunt, however, is no longer a necessity for survival; it is a game or sport for which the trophy is one of nature's most intriguing animals, the mountain lion....   [tags: Big Game Hunting]

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Fox Hunting Should Be Banned

- I have studied Fox hunting, and I agree wholeheartedly with this statement. I have heard interviews with hunt supporters in which they say that fox hunting does a huge job for farmers in keeping fox numbers down. I cannot believe that this is true, and having researched it on the internet I have found that at least 2 scientific studies have concluded that statistically the numbers of foxes killed by hunts is insignificant. I appreciate that killing the fox and keeping numbers down is not the only reason that hunts take place, but it is often used as an excuse for the purpose of fox hunting; hence hunt supporters appear to contradict themselves in their response...   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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Hunting Is More Than A Violent Form Of Recreation

- Although it was a crucial part of humans’ survival 100,000 years ago, hunting is now nothing more than a violent form of recreation that the vast majority of hunters do not need for subsistence.(1) Hunting has contributed to the extinction of animal species all over the world, including the Tasmanian tiger and the great auk.(2,3) Less than 5 percent of the U.S. population (13.7 million people) hunts, yet hunting is permitted in many wildlife refuges, national forests, and state parks and on other public lands.(40 Almost 40 percent of hunters slaughter and maim millions of animals on public land every year, and by some estimates, poachers kill just as many animals illegally.(5,6) Pain and S...   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Canned hunt]

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Hunting Is An Essential Factor Of Modern Management Of Wildlife

- Hunting can be considered the practice of trapping or killing animals, or pursuing them with the intention of either trapping or killing them. Although this practice was a vital part of the survival of humans 100,000 years ago, it is now considered a violent form of recreation that a majority of hunters do not require for subsistence (National Research Council, 1995). This is because it has contributed heavily to the endangerment, extinction and extirpation of animal species globally. Less than 5% of the population which accounts to 13.7 million people in the United States hunts animals, yet hunting is allowed in numerous national forests, state parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands...   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Mammal, White-tailed deer]

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Should The Hunting Be More Than Just Killing?

- “For us hunting wasn’t a sport. It was a way to be intimate with nature” (Kerasote). Many would disagree with Kerasote’s quote merely because he or she doesn’t see how hunting can be more than just killing of an animal. However hunters don’t just go out, because they enjoy killing animals no there is much more to it than just blood lust. Four out of five hunters I asked said the main reason they go out hunting would be because it is therapeutic. “Nothing like going out on a frigid morning sitting in your deer stand waiting and watching nature, it’s so surreal” (Koch)....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Elk]

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Fox Hunting Should Be Banned

- I feel foxhunting is wrong, it should be banned and made totally illegal, and in this essay I will hope to persuade of my view. Foxhunters and supporters of the hunt claim that when fox hunting is performed, it is engaging in 'pest control'. But it has been known in major fashionable hunts such as the Duke of Beaufort's that fox cubs are reared regularly and killed on site. Film shot by anti-hunt campaigners recently showed Thomas Burton, the hunt's terrier man, leaving food for fox cubs outside man-made chambers (15 discovered on Beaufort land in total)....   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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Harry´s Buniness Venture Based on the Hunting Act 2004

- ... So looking back at all of these facts it is reasonable to say that Harry and anyone choosing to take part in that activity will be classed as a hunter in relation to section 1 of this Hunting Act. Finally harry needs to focus on the final part of section 1 where is states “……unless his hunting is exempt.” To allow Harrys business venture to go ahead he will have to be undoubtable certain that his hunting is exempt otherwise according to section 6 “Penalty” it clearly states that “A person guilty of an offence under this Act shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.” This in monetary terms is a fine of up to £5,000 also section twelve “Cr...   [tags: hunting, activity, fine, condition]

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The Relationship Between Will and the Psychologist in Good Will Hunting

- This paper will discuss the relationship between Will Hunting and the psychologist Sean Mcguire in the movie Good Will Hunting. The struggles that occur between these main characters will be analyzed and their meanings found. A basic outline of the movie will be included to give the larger picture and its influence upon the two men. An Analysis of the Movie ?Good Will Hunting. and the Main Characters Will Hunting and Sean Mcguire Outline: 1. Description of the Movie a. Setting of the movie b....   [tags: Film Analysis, Good Will Hunting]

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Fox Hunting: Time to Stop the Slaughter

- Fox hunting and fox hunting for sport is currently being argued widely. In my opinion I feel that “living in a free country” does not mean having the right to be cruel or spiteful to anyone or anything. Although many throughout the world may disagree with my opinion, I think that fox hunting should only be done in good deed such as helping farmers who can’t afford to pay for a knacker. Another example that suggests fox hunting is a bad sport as they are doing it for their own pleasure and is not at all helping others, as the majority of people when asked said that they are totally against fox hunting and that huntsmen are mostly: “These huntsmen are always Snooty...   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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Letter to the Editor on the Fox Hunting Debate

- Dear Sir, Re: Fox hunting debate. Over the years, we have listened to the hunters' spurious claims about job losses, civil liberties, numbers of hounds that will have to be shot - arguments that distract from the real issue, which is that hunting with dogs is a barbaric practice, and the majority of people in Britain want to see it banned. Fun is a good thing, agreed, and great if you are having it... so long as it is NOT at the expense of others. You seem to think that Foxes (animals in general) are just feeling less objects that are there for people to abuse in however way they desire, and that they should not be given rights, supposedly only because they are...   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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Moose Hunting

- It was a cold crisp Thursday morning, and three of my buddies and I are about to go moose hunting. We are going down to my cabin in a place called Taylor's Bay, which is about a nine-mile ride from our town by boat. The only way to get to it is by boat, so the weather was good, there was no wind and that would make for a great trip on the water. The weather has to be real bad if I can't get back in my boat because it is a 26 foot fiberglass boat that is really seaworthy and it has a shelter up on the front and that will keep all our supplies dry....   [tags: Essays on Hunting]

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Evaluating Fox Hunting

- Evaluating Fox Hunting Introduction I am going to do my piece of original writing coursework on something I feel strongly about. It is an issue that many other people also feel strongly and which provokes a lot of feelings and emotions from both sides. The thing I am going to be doing my piece of original writing coursework on is Fox Hunting. [IMAGE] Fox Hunting is when mounted huntsmen and women chase a fox with dogs or hounds (as they are called by hunters) which are trained to catch the fox and then rip it to pieces....   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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Hunting Is A Cruel And Inhumane, And A Non Effective Way Of Controlling The Whitetail Deer Population

- PETA, and other organizations like them, think that hunting is a cruel and inhumane, and a non-effective way of controlling the whitetail deer population. Hunting is the primary source of conservation and income for the national fish and wildlife service. Let’s look at a couple ways that hunting provides an effective wildlife management tool. To begin, at the beginning of the 20th century there were an estimated 500,000 deer left in the US, because of conservation efforts led by hunters, there are more than 44 million in America today....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Wildlife management]

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Movie Ruby Moon And Gus Van Sant 's Good Will Hunting

- Intro A journey is known as a movement from one place to another, so ultimately an inner journey is a movement of states of minds, either resulting in a positive change, or negative. Though an inner journey is a journey of the subconscious, it allows the individual to reflect on their progress and development in the light of encounters which challenge and inspire them. Concepts of inner journey can be seen in Matt Cameron’s Contemporary Australian theatre and drama Ruby moon and Gus Van Sant’s Good will hunting....   [tags: Gus Van Sant, Good Will Hunting, Matt Damon]

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Fox Hunting

- I have chosen this topic on fox hunting because there is a lot of discussion about it and there are also many different opinions and views from both sides. The arguments are about whether fox hunting should be banned or not. The whole debate on foxhunting is for many people, the issue of cruelty. Hunt supporters say hunting is kinder than the alternatives. Opponents say hunting is cruel and unnecessary. Is being chased for several hours to be killed by a pack of hounds cruel....   [tags: Essays on Fox Hunting]

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Meat Hunting Vs. Trophy Hunting

- Trophy hunting is the unnecessary slaughter of animals universally enjoyed by sportsmen around the world. The roots of trophy hunting can be traced back as early as the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad when Buffalo Bill unjustly killed 4000 buffalo in the span of 18 months. Inversely, meat hunting is the killing of animals in order to use the meat to feed a family. During the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad, the Native Americans used this tactic in order for their communities to strive....   [tags: Animals, Preservation, Slaughter]

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The Benefits of Hunting

- On a cold autumn day, I sat on a ridge overlooking a peaceful valley. The morning passed by with nothing eventful occurring. However, as the day dragged on it began to snow, and with the snow came fog. It was next to impossible to see fifty yards in front of me. Disappointed I began to pack up and head for home. About fifteen minutes into my walk home, the snow subsided and fog dissipated. I began to walk more consciously knowing that it had approached the best time of the evening for spotting game, and the weather had decided cooperate with me....   [tags: Outdoor Sporting]

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