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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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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

- ... The article discusses ecotourism’s role as a means to raise funds for conservation as well as an incentive to preserve economically valuable land. Here one of the most important components to ecotourism’s success is the empathy visitors will hopefully feel for the animals they see and the ecosystems they experience, persuading tourists to advocate for further conservation. Indowu and Morenikeji view ecotourism is the most viable sustainable conservation method and cite the World Wildlife Fund concluding that ecotourism is “building a future where humans live in harmony with nature”....   [tags: Hunting, Endangered species, Species]

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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

- ... I have to go outside in the cold autumn air, where you can see your breath, and pack up the truck. I bring out my heavy pack, my gun, 3 heavy jackets, and whatever my dad needs to to bring out, I then turn on the truck and turn on the heat. We get into the truck and head our way to Highland County. On the way there I stare out the window watching each different fence transition into a field or a busy highway as my dad 's country music is playing. I know when we get to Highland, because we always pass this little white church that could probably only hold 15 people....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Reindeer, Moose]

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The Effects Of Hunting And Fishing On The Economy

- ... The reintroduction of wildlife is just one other way that hunting indirectly helps the environment. A variety of species has to be present to keep the food chain linked at to keep one species from overpopulating. Hunting and fishing also generate revenue from license and tag sales. To participate in their sport, hunters and anglers must first buy a license, and some animals must be tagged once they are killed. Lots of licenses and tags are sold since “more than 38 million Americans hunt and fish” (Hunting Facts)....   [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

- ... A good way to control hunters so that they do not kill over their limit is to have seasons. For example, deer hunting starts in October and goes all the way until February. This is a good idea because hunters cannot just keep killing at their whim due to restrictions. One animal that does not have a particular hunting season is wild hogs. Wild hogs are allowed to be hunted year round because they are considered a pest species, where deer is not. This also means that the wild hogs are over populated and need to be culled....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, KILL, Wildlife management]

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Is Hunting A Good Thing?

- ... For example, in Georgia feral hogs may only be hunted in certain situations such as a hunter may not shoot this hog during deer season unless the hunter is wearing a total of at least 500 square inches of daylight florescent orange material as an outer garment above the waistline.(“Modern Hunters Are Stewards of Wildlife and the Environment.”)Also in Georgia no person can hunt game birds or animals except for raccoons, opossums, foxes, and bobcats. (“Outdoors notebook: Hunting has environmental benefits.”) In South Dakota Fur-baring animals are completely off limits to non-residents....   [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 Topic Of Hunting : Why Hunting Is Conservation They Bring Up 25 Reasons

- ... Our government spends millions to control predators and varmints while hunters have proven more than willing to pay for that opportunity.” (A.E.F.F.C. 2013) Needing more in depth information about hunting I turned to an article written by Minnesota Department of natural Resources, they go over many hunting myths, this article made me think of the things I have heard from people who do not hunt and are trying to convince you not hunt. In the article hunting myths they go over some of the myths and misunderstands that people who do not hunt think about hunters....   [tags: Hunting, Wildlife management, Game]

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The Effects Of Hunting On The Environment

- ... One of the few positives of hunting is that its great exercise for those who walk through fields to get to their stands. Its not great exercise just cause you’re walking though, but because while you’re walking you have to caring all your equipment like your gun, ammo, knife, and all your thick hunting clothes to keep you warm (Kopf). Another positive of hunting is the fact that when you kill an animal you now have food for a few days. Some people that don’t have an easy way of getting food have to rely on hunting for protein and is their made source of any food....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Elk]

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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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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

- ... Many animal rights organizations, like People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), believe that Sport/Trophy Hunting is “Blood-Thirsty and Profit-Driven.” (“Sport Hunting”). PETA also chastises federal and state agencies who create “wildlife management” or “conservation” programs to make money off of hunters who will purchase more permits in order to have access to numerous amounts of animals to hunt. (“Sport Hunting”). Trophy hunting is a hobby among people who think society should be dominated by the “elite”....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Deer, Animal welfare]

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The Effects Of Hunting On Deer Population

- ... The reason that the overall deer population was remaining steady turned out to be that does were attracting other bucks from different territories into the area. When the Cornell University performed the tubal ligations, does would still progress through their reproductive cycle (continue to be in heat), even if the uterus was cut off from the Fallopian tubes. This caused the does to continue to progress through their “cycle” each month, since they weren’t fertile. This method was eventually purged from practice due to the side effects of attracting other bucks into the area, and it proved to be ineffective due to the fact that 3 out of 77 does that had tubal ligation still conceived faw...   [tags: White-tailed deer, Hunting, Deer, Tubal ligation]

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Hunting, The Wildlife, And Our Planet

- ... Harvesting female deer is essential to reducing deer numbers and deer damage (Sullivian 1). Expanded hunting, considered by many experts to be the best hope of controlling numbers, has its limits as well. For example, most hunters, and most states ' hunting regulations, still favor shooting bucks, even though the best way to control populations is to kill females. Some states are changing regulations in ways that could cut deer numbers, but hunters are resisting. Others are expanding seasons and the number of deer a hunter can kill, but federal wildlife officials note that hunters are a graying population or declining group of people, with fewer each year to make a dent....   [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 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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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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The Importance Of Hunting With My Grandfather

- ... The drive from Arizona to Wyoming is like no other drive, the views from the cactus to pine trees are breath taking. The town that I stay in is Greybull, when you enter this town it looks like a scene from an old western movie. The streets are full of hunters and their families, the sidewalks are made from wood not concrete, and there are only two stop signs in the town. The weather plays a very large part in this memory as the air is crisp and clear with a smell of freshness. In the middle of town there is a very old motel that was built in the early nineteen hundreds....   [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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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

- ... There are roughly one hundred people that die from hunting related accidents in the United States each year (National shooting Foundation). Furthermore, anti-hunters also believe that hunting puts not just hunters themselves but also the surrounding communities in danger. The anti-hunters see the involvement with guns and immediately draw the worst conclusions about hunters. Another belief of the anti-hunters is that hunting is actually what causes the deer to be frightened and run out into the roads of oncoming traffic....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Deer, United States]

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Trophy Hunting As A Game

- ... In “Saving Lions by Killing Them” Alexander Songorwa mentioned that, “In Tanzania, lions are hunted under a 21-day safari package. Hunters pay $9,800 in government fees for the opportunity. An average of about 200 lions are shot a year, generating about $1,960,000 in revenue.” He continues on and describes how these revenues are used to keep the lions’ life cycle ongoing; however, how exactly does the government use these moneys to help the lions is not completely described. The idea of safari package and government fee is basically paying compensation for the animals that got shot by hunters....   [tags: Hunting, Wildlife management, Big-game hunter]

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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

- ... The tigers’ skin is typically used as fancy rugs. While the claws and teeth of the animal are used in traditional Asian medicine. Tiger parts are regarded highly in Asian medicine; however, there is no medical value to any part of a tiger. Rhinos are highly endangered due to poaching. A type of rhinos, called Javan rhinos, is known as the closest mammal to extinction with less than 100 of these beasts still roaming Africa. Rhinos are killed mainly for their horns while the rest of their bodies are left to rot in the wilds....   [tags: Tiger, Elephant, Endangered species, Hunting]

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Good Will Hunting, By Gus Van Sant

- ... He never learned the concepts of trust and unconditional love. Though not the same, Will’s childhood was similar to Genie’s from The Secret of the Wild Child. Genie was abused and it set her back in life just like Will (Garmon). Although Genie’s case was much worse than Will’s, they both experienced some of the same feelings of fear and torture. Thus, the same outcomes occurred, they both did not know what love felt like and they both had to take massive strides to live as the people they came to be (Gamon)....   [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

- ... As a result, this pause provides the speaker time to reflect on his stance toward the hunt; the speaker returns from this contemplation resolved to no longer chase the deer. Thus, the poet captures the speaker’s uncertainty by providing the speaker time to question whether to hunt the deer or not. Following the statement above, the speaker’s advice begins with him confessing to the audience the effects the hunt had on him. This provides a reason to the hunters that wonder why the speaker gives up the location of a deer....   [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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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 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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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

- ... Natural predators help maintain this balance by killing only the sickest and weakest individuals. Hunters, however, kill any animal whose head they would like to hang over the fireplace—including large, healthy animals who are needed to keep the population strong. Elephant poaching is believed to have increased the number of tuskless animals in Africa, and in Canada, hunting has caused bighorn sheep’s horn size to fall by 25 percent in the last 40 years. Nature magazine reports that “the effect on the populations’ genetics is probably deeper.”(11) Even when unusual natural occurrences cause overpopulation, natural processes work to stabilize the group....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Canned hunt]

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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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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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Good Will Hunting

- Good Will Hunting is a film which conveys many interlocking themes and messages to its viewers. One of these nicely woven themes is placing trust in the people we care about as well as people we have only recently become acquainted with. Another message, arguably more significant than the last is finding and pursuing the potential one has and bringing meaning into our lives in any form we choose. I believe the potential and success this film demonstrates is that success, growth, and meaning in a person’s life does not always have to come in the form of advancing in a career or social status but rather in the form of overcoming hardships and developing close reciprocating relationships....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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The Negative Sides of Hunting and Trapping

- Deer hunting it can be bad even know everybody likes it. It does hurt the population there are not a lot of deer around anymore. The thing is more deer are wound then kill. There was a study of 80 radio-collared white-tailed deer found that of the 22 deer who had been shot with archery equipment 11 was wounded and not recovered by hunters. There are a few study’s I want to talk about first, A South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks biologist estimates that more than 3 million wounded ducks go un retrieve every year....   [tags: deer, ducks, suffering]

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Causes and Effects of Hunting Regulations

- Cause and Effects of Hunting Regulations Hunting is a sport involving people throughout the United States whether it is done for a source of food or just for fun. Each year people across the U.S. spend over ten billion dollars on hunting activities and equipment. In order to protect species of wildlife, each states’ department of natural resources is required to develop numerous hunting regulations. Hunting regulations are basically laws set forth specifically for the hunting population. While these regulations are specified to correctively manage populations, they usually produce unintended effects of hunter safety (Conlin, Dikert-Conlin & Pepper, 2009)....   [tags: policies, politics, wild game]

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Should Hunting Wildlife be Banned?

- Protection of endangered species has been an agreement all over the world, but hunting normal wildlife is controversy. Animal protectors object to hunting and declare that hunting is unfair and immoral to animals because hunters stalk prey with rifle or bow and kill them cruelty. Hunting supporters argue that hunting is human instinct and human could hunt specify animals with legal permission. This essay presents an overview of opinions from both sides. The controversy between hunting and anti-hunting are still in contention because the participants and purposes are not been distinguished and classified clearly, With regard to Causey [1] , these participants can be separated to two categorie...   [tags: controversary, endangered, environment ]

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Pros and Cons of Hunting and Trapping

- There are many reasons trapping and hunting is good. One reason is that it is believed that people only use the fur on the animals that they trap and kill, but studies show that almost the entire animal is used for some purpose. Most of the animals that are caught by the fur hunters are sold the fur buyers, then the fur buyer prepare the fur for resale, then they market the other parts of the animal, and send the rest of the animal to by-product facilities. So this shows that the animals are not going to be killed and just wasted....   [tags: popularity, fashion, food, fur]

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History of Hunting through the Ages

- ... So they made the atlatl which gave you a extra push when you threw so you could get up to maybe 40 meters if thrown right. But during this time was when they had stone tools that helped them with their hunt. Like they would have sharp rocks on the tip of sticks to help cut up there catch or help kill it. The hunting style never changed they still chased after the animals and never settled down they were in a nomads place a no home kind of place but really this is the foundation to the history of hunting....   [tags: need, want, arrows, guns]

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The Benefits of Hunting in Our Society

- The Benefits of hunting in our Society(Draft) Hunting has always been a cornerstone of the American way of life. To Our forefathers, and Native Americans before them, hunting was a necessary for their survival. In our current times hunting, generally, is not viewed as a way of life, but as a destructive pastime. What most people don't understand is that without hunting, the population of deer and other wild game could grow to unsustainable levels. Without hunters, animals could overpopulate, and cause great ecological damage....   [tags: maintaining a balanced ecosystem]

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Hunting in the United States

- According to statistics from State Farm Insurance, “an estimated 1.5 million vehicles collide with deer every year in the United States, causing 1.1 billion in property damage,” as stated by Dave Roos, author of “Does Deer Hunting Reduce Car Accidents” as published on How Stuff Works website. This statistic is too high, meaning that the people of the United States need to do something about the deer population in our country. Many people do not like the deer because things like this happen. Although the deer in this world have rights, they are overpopulated and need to be hunted more and more because the deer cause car accidents, put food on the table, and hunting is a real sport that can be...   [tags: deer population control, animal rights]

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Movie Review : Good Will Hunting

- II. INTRODUCTION The film “Good Will Hunting” follows the story of Will Hunting (Matt Damon) a self-taught genius who works at one of the most prestigious technology schools; MIT, as a janitor. Will is an orphan with a criminal record of Assault, grand theft auto, assaulting a police officer, etc. Will solves a complex math problem, which leads to him being discovered by professor Lambeau (Stellan Skarsgard) as a genius. Professor Lambeau makes a deal with the judge when Will is incarcerated to be on parole under Lambeau’s supervision and Will is ordered to see a therapist once a week....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Psychology]

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Sociological Perspective of Good Will Hunting

- Social Location Determines Life The sociological perspective examines the hidden reasons for one’s actions and identities that people have. It stressed how they are influenced by their society and most of all their social location. Social location predetermines all aspects of one’s life and there are rules that come with social location, and with rules come social control mechanisms and social stratification that keep people in line. With social location also come institutions that provide roles which form one’s identity....   [tags: Role of Social Location]

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Regulating the Captive Hunting Industry

- ... Animal activists insist that leaving the animals to mature on their own and suffer from old age, helps to manage and balance their out of control specie populations. If there is a real need to intervene, there are nonlethal actions that can be used such as the sterilization of females or relocation to less populated areas. These tactics can slow down the expansion to a more sustainable level. It is less forceful and dangerous to the species because hunting can sometimes be too aggressive and can thin a species too quickly (Animal Population Control )....   [tags: cruel and inhumane acts]

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Analysis of the Film Good Will Hunting

- Good Will Hunting is the graceful tale of a young gentleman’s struggle to find out where he belongs in the world, by first finding out who he himself is. In this film, Matt Damon takes on the role of a disturbed genius that has a keen understanding of the deepness of human character. The film is a voyage through the mind of Will Hunting as he is required to undergo psychotherapy as an alternative to serving jail time. With the assistance of a psychologist, played by Robin Williams, Will learns about himself and recognizes his individual worth in the world by comprehending what is most important to him in his own life....   [tags: Film Analysis ]

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The True Meaning of Hunting

- 3”Now therefore, please take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt game for me. 4And make me savory food, such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat… “(Genesis 27:3-4) People claim that hunting is an evil practice and it’s unnecessarily cruel to “defenseless”, “harmless” animals. What they don’t realize is that their opinions are not based off the Word of God but instead what they (as in humans) think is right. God gave us these delicious-tasting animals to enjoy as food respectfully, as opposed to killing them only for the thrill....   [tags: urbanizatio, preditor, wildlife]

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Notes On ' Good Will Hunting '

- Helpful Background: Attachment Theory Applied to "Good Will Hunting" Will Hunting has a classic attachment disorder. Abused as a child, he has trouble developing meaningful and appropriate relationships with adults and women. His only friends are among a group of young men his own age who cannot begin to compete with his intelligence. He has no empathy for people outside his close group of friends. He cannot manage his basic emotions, such as anger. If he has a disagreement with someone or if he dislikes them, he will assault them either verbally or physically....   [tags: Psychology, Emotion, Attachment theory, Love]

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The Hunting Ground By Kirby Dick

- The Hunting Ground, directed by Kirby Dick was a great eye opener and was amazing to watch to get a realistic view of what goes on throughout college campuses. As the film continued on following the lives of several undergrad students who had been sexually assaulted it got me to think, why. Even after watching it twice I still was in shock by the endless amounts of victim blaming these prestige’s schools were putting on their students. 1. Sexual Assault on campus has become an epidemic, for many different reasons but one major factor that contributes is when a sexual assault occurs on a University and nothing is done....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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