ⓘ Hunting



Hunting is the practice of seeking, pursuing and capturing or killing wild animals. Hunting wildlife or feral animals is most commonly done by humans for food, recreation, to remove predators that can be dangerous to humans or domestic animals, to remove pests that destroy crops or kill livestock, for trade. Many non-human species also hunt - see predation. Regulations distinguish lawful hunting from poaching, which involves the illegal killing, trapping or capture of the hunted species. The species that are hunted are referred to as game or prey and are usually mammals and birds. Economis ...



An alanorarius, in ancient European customs, was a keeper or manager of spaniels, or setting-dogs, for the sport of hunting, falconry, etc. The word is formed from the Gothic Alan, a greyhound. This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chambers, Ephraim, ed. 1728. article name needed ". Cyclopædia, or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences first ed. James and John Knapton, et al.



Animal trapping, or simply trapping, is the use of a device to remotely catch an animal. Animals may be trapped for a variety of purposes, including food, the fur trade, hunting, pest control, and wildlife management.


Bag (fishing and hunting)

A bag, in the context of fishing and hunting, is a quantity of fish caught or game killed, normally given as number of animals. Laws can restrict the number of animals killed through bag limits. The term is also often used as in compound words, e.g. hunting bag scheme or bag statistics.


Bag limits

A bag limit is a law imposed on hunters and fishermen restricting the number of animals within a specific species or group of species they may kill and keep. Size limits and hunting seasons sometimes accompany bag limits which place restrictions on the size of those animals and the time of year during which hunters may legally kill them. Those who violate these laws or other hunting laws are known as poachers. In most cases, bag limits serve to keep a healthy population for the carrying capacity of the species environment. This is done by utilizing hunters and fishermen, to harvest only a ...


Bambi effect

The Bambi effect is a term used anecdotally or in editorial media that refers to objections against the killing of charismatic megafauna, while there may be little or no objection to the suffering of organisms that are perceived as somehow repulsive or less than desirable, such as pigs or other woodland creatures. Referring to a form of purported anthropomorphism, the term is inspired by Walt Disneys animated film Bambi, where an emotional high point is the death of the lead characters mother at the hands of the films antagonist, a hunter known only as "Man".


ⓘ Hunting

  • A hunting knife is a knife used during hunting for preparing the game to be used as food: skinning the animal and cutting up the meat. It is different
  • Hunting Trip is the tenth episode of the second season of American comedy television series Parks and Recreation, and the sixteenth overall episode
  • Persistence hunting sometimes called endurance hunting is a hunting technique in which hunters, who may be slower than their prey over short distances
  • Seal hunting or sealing, is the personal or commercial hunting of seals. Seal hunting is currently practiced in ten countries: United States above the
  • Pig hunting is generally the practice of hunting wild boars, but can also extend to feral pigs and peccaries. A full - sized boar is a large, powerful animal
  • Wolf hunting is the practice of hunting gray wolves Canis lupus or other species of wolves. Wolves are mainly hunted for sport, for their skins, to protect
  • The Hunting Party is the sixth studio album by American rock band Linkin Park. The album, produced by band members Mike Shinoda and Brad Delson, was released

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