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Stop the Tennessee Sandhill Crane Hunt! (Again)

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Yes, the earth has gone around the sun twice since the uproar from birders and other lovers of wildlife managed to convince the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to table the idea of hunting Sandhill Cranes in Tennessee for two years. Cancel the 17-year-old annual festival, and propose a hunting season on cranes. It’s bad PR.

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Red-tailed Hawk Hunting a Gray Squirrel

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Judging by the banding and lack of red on the tail I would think that this hawk is only about a year old and should focus on hunting less crafty prey. … The post Red-tailed Hawk Hunting a Gray Squirrel appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Then the Blue Jays showed up and chased the hawk off still hungry. Squirrels are hard too catch!

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Kentucky: First in Crane Hunting?

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As part of my effort to keep concerned wildlife enthusiasts informed about the proposal to hunt Eastern Flyway sandhill cranes, it is my duty to tell you that there’s another vote coming up. Gassett’s answering machine, which someone calling to protest the hunt is likely to encounter, is a similar message about the quality of crane meat.

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Why isnt hunting for sport not banned yet?

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Its cruel and uneccesary pratice.Most of the world that doesnt have good food markets is I guess allowed to hunt to extent.but why in developed countries is hunting for sport still allowed? Why should animals die(regardless of there wild numbers)to some hunter who just wanted to feel accomplished?When

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What’s in a Name: Snipe Hunt

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Real snipe hunting, for those that partake of such practices, is a daytime activity that involves guns and being able to track the birds’ rapid flight from cover. For modern birders, of course, the most annoying snipe hunt isn’t inflicted by fellow Boy Scouts or cabin-mates. – but don’t dig deeper.

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is there an animal that hunts like this?

Reddit Animals

so basically its an animal that hunts in packs but one member of the pack pretends like its weak and injured while the others hide and when an animal takes the bait and tries to attack the one acting like prey the ones hiding ambush the attacker and kill it submitted by /u/RevolutionaryPop2262 [link] [comments]

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Snow Leopard hunt by Adam Riley (INDRI Ultimate Wildlife Tours)

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Our Snow Leopard sat, quite Cheetah-like, before stalking off and once again rolling in the gravel, apparently an indication of the desire to mask its scent before a hunt. We could not believe our fortune, could we really be treated to a Snow Leopard hunt – this was beyond our wildest dreams?