White Rhino Safari
One day, ten years ago, on the way to safari, I was stuck at Francistown airport, waiting for a plane to Johannesburg. We talked with a neighbor, an elderly Catholic…

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Small Bear
The boat was unloaded and equipment was dragged to a low coastal terrace fifteen meters from the water. In the stern of the boat there was only a can of…

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Fox hunting
Hunters have such a rule: “Do not start fishing without finding out where the beast is found”. The fox usually lives where there are many mouse-like rodents. The number of…

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Hunting game in the Tver region

And on a beautiful spring morning, after loading the equipment into the old Terrano, to the accompaniment of bird trills, we set off on the road. Our path lies to the west, in the very wilderness of the Tver region, where the house, solidly felled by Andrew, smelling of resin and fresh wood, will take the hunters in its arms. About five hours later we were on the spot, in a village on the shore of Usoditsa lake. That same evening, noting a meeting with friends and acquaintances who have not been seen for almost half a year, we go to listen to a woodcock. Continue reading

White Rhino Safari

One day, ten years ago, on the way to safari, I was stuck at Francistown airport, waiting for a plane to Johannesburg. We talked with a neighbor, an elderly Catholic priest, about the animals mentioned in the Bible. I noticed that the description of the rhino seemed to be particularly strange, the existence of which the compilers of the holy book should not have known.
“You see,” the holy father reasonably answered, “the Bible speaks of an animal that was called re’em in Judea.” Continue reading

Lion hunting is one of the most dangerous types of hunting for a large predator

These days, the lions have diminished significantly. There are hardly more than 300 Asian (in India). True, there are much more of them in Africa. A curious fact: the Africans themselves forced to pay attention to the lions … the Europeans. Ironically, it was they who popularized the lions in many areas of the black continent. Thus, in the art of the peoples of Ghana, leopards relatively recently dominated, but after the appearance of Europeans in the country of Europeans, the images of spotted cats were replaced by lions. Continue reading

White Rhino Safari
One day, ten years ago, on the way to safari, I was stuck at Francistown airport, waiting for a plane to Johannesburg. We talked with a neighbor, an elderly Catholic…

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Lion hunting is one of the most dangerous types of hunting for a large predator
These days, the lions have diminished significantly. There are hardly more than 300 Asian (in India). True, there are much more of them in Africa. A curious fact: the Africans…

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Bold goat
This case was told to me by a wonderful man, hunter and writer Boris Yermilovich Tikhomolov. In the early thirties, he flew in the sky of Karakalpakia. He transported mail,…

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Winter hunting in Astrakhan
The long-awaited winter has arrived in Astrakhan. For two days it was snowing, the ground and the trees covered themselves with a white blanket. The time has come for a…

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