sport hunting


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sport hunting

hunting without collection of a food or other commercial product; hunting for trophy or prize.
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The study results point to the need for new approaches to protect humans and livestock and to manage sport hunting without endangering these vulnerable species.
Sport hunting accounts for only about 17 per cent of the annual polar bear harvest.
State wildlife agencies report wild harvest levels resulting from sport hunting, alligator demographics, reproduction, nuisance harvests, farm or captive breeding programs, and collection of eggs or hatchlings from the wild.
Just as there is the mountain South, the coastal South, the deep South, there is sport hunting, subsistence hunting, market hunting, and numerous variations between.
According to a policy position posted on its website, the American Humane Association (AHA) "opposes the hunting of any living creature for fun, trophy, or for simple sport," and believes that sport hunting is: "a form of exploitation of animals for the entertainment of the hunter"; "a violation of the inherent integrity of animals"; and "disruptive of the natural balance of the environment through human manipulation.
05) increase in harvest rate by sport hunting in 2 blocks surveyed before and after cutting.
Under Alaska law, all citizens qualify for subsistence hunting and fishing, which has priority over such uses as commercial or sport fishing or sport hunting.
The conservancy tried to restore the missing vegetation and stepped up sport hunting, but the pigs and goats continued munching.
It will also allow limited export of sport hunting trophies and, from Zimbabwe only, a limited export of hides, leather goods, and ivory carvings.
Decades of sport hunting had reduced the number of cougars in California, for instance, to about 2,000.
Sport hunting is legal in 11 western states and two Canadian provinces; over 2,000 lions are killed every year, making it the leading known cause of death in cougars.
Despite other changes in women's roles, they are not increasing their overall participation in sport hunting, according to Heberlein.
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