Stuffed bird
Early autumn with a red brush over the gardens and foothills. But summer reminded of another hot afternoon. On one of these days, the elder brother stood at the front…

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Russian Borzoi Hunting
At the entrance to their hunting territory I was greeted by absolutely white Russian greyhounds, who treated me like the closest relative. As if they knew me for many years.…

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Stuffed bird
Early autumn with a red brush over the gardens and foothills. But summer reminded of another hot afternoon. On one of these days, the elder brother stood at the front…

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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

Fox hunting
In recent years, every trip I take to a fox hunt is puzzling to some people who sincerely consider themselves to be hunters. More and more often I hear the…

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Everything about leopard hunting in Africa
The African leopard (pantera pardus) is one of the most desirable and at the same time the most difficult hunting trophies. If an elephant and a buffalo are said to…

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Russian Borzoi Hunting
At the entrance to their hunting territory I was greeted by absolutely white Russian greyhounds, who treated me like the closest relative. As if they knew me for many years.…

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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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