big game hunting

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big game hunting

ncaccia grossa
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Trophy hunting has become big business, and large sums are offered to African countries by wealthy Americans and Europeans to enable them to shoot endangered wildlife.
Some have argued that since most current and potential future tourists are attracted to the Arctic by "unspoiled" nature, the existence or promotion of trophy hunting might create a disincentive for non-consumptive users of wildlife to visit.
Sex ratio of leopards taken in trophy hunting: genetic data from Tanzania.
The public budget received 21.822 million som from trophy hunting during 2009-2010.
Spokesman Dr Pieter Kat said: "Their numbers are rapidly declining because of trophy hunting, loss of habitat and civil unrest.
I feel compelled to write after reading the letter from the world s leading authority on the origin of trophy hunting" ("Hunting History," Advice & Dissent, January/February 2009).
The Ministry of Environment this week announced this year's trophy hunting season which started on 1 May and will last until 31 August 2013.
Many of our dwindling numbers of wild animals are endangered, and trophy hunting could make them extinct.
With all the television shows broadcasting all the hype of trophy hunting, they sometimes forget that any animal is a trophy in the eyes of a child.
However, Animal Rights Action Network founder John Carmody disagreed and said trophy hunting is carried out by cowards.