canned hunt

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Noun1.canned hunt - a hunt for animals that have been raised on game ranches until they are mature enough to be killed for trophy collections
hunting, hunt - the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
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In a canned hunt, animals are raised in captivity, then released and hunted on ranches or in private reserves, where they have no chance of escape.
The animals used in a canned hunt are generally hand-fed and familiar with people, so they don't show the natural tendency to flee from humans; says Michele Pickover of Animal Rights Africa.
PROTEST FAILS TO HALT RABBIT HUNT: A "family rabbit hunt" designed to teach novice hunters about rabbit hunting was held as scheduled Saturday, even though the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to "postpone" the event after a dozen demonstrators appeared at its meeting to protest "a canned hunt held on a refuge.
This animal wouldn't have been used in a canned hunt because it was a female and doesn't have antlers.
Of those, 620 came from South Africa, and of those 620, more than half--366 --were killed in captive, canned hunts, where the lions are kept in a fenced-in area so that the hunter can shoot them easily.
A Reckoning following the canned hunts at Rolling Rock Club, Ligonier, Pennsylvania, 2003, 2007 "Doing canned hunting is like having sex with a blow-up doll.
May I suggest you spend your time doing something worthwhile like shutting down canned hunts in Texas and elsewhere.
You won't like their meat anyway, and there is nothing to prove by killing them with modern weapons in canned hunts.
We've all seen or heard the stories: "famous" hunters caught tagging genetically-engineered deer from another state to promote video sales; game farms that guarantee a trophy buck of "x" inches for "x" dollars; canned hunts.