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The oscillation of a controlled variable, such as the temperature of a thermostat, around its set point. See: hunting reaction.
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This first full-length biography of British Colonel John Henry Patterson (1867-1947) describes the man as a blend of seven identities: Irish-born soldier, lion hunter, bridge builder, East African game warden, author, man-about-town, and Zionist.
Lion Hunter, who died in 2004 aged 11, was a Group 1-placed grey son of Danehill.
As a son of Danehill, Lion Hunter was well patronised during his brief stud career.
He knew more about mountain lions than anyone else alive, and he was the greatest bear and lion hunter that ever lived But Ben Lilly never evolved into a conservationist.
After five holes Monty was soaked to the skin and his face, beneath the brim of a colonial lion hunter's stetson, had turned vivid fuchsia pink.
Young lion Hunter Mahan, second and fourth in the last few weeks, is another fair bet at 10-11 against Pampling.
It wasn't long before Speed cut another track and the dogs were set loose, but we soon discovered that the lion had crossed the road several times, and another lion hunter had released his dogs ahead of us.
Indeed, Danehill's sons make up 26 per cent of the top 50 places on the list, the others being recently deceased Lion Hunter (18), Catbird (23), Danehill Dancer (24), Shovhog (29), Ladoni (43), Dangerous (44), Monolith (48) and Danasinga (50).
But when Dan called, I'd just taken my last lion hunter to the airport, so the timing couldn't have been better.
Outbattled the well-regarded Lion Hunter to win his maiden earlier this month and can follow up.
Arbuthnot in the Balby Handicap and Lion Hunter for