Hunting for white partridges
Upon arrival in the hunting area, local hunters or best collective farmers who go to pick berries should be questioned, where the swamps are located and what areas they are…

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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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Parrot hunting with hounds and terriers
Parfors fox hunting is becoming increasingly popular among the propertied classes, second only to deer hunting with flocks of deer hounds — the staghound. The name “parforsnaya hunting” comes from…

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Hunting a hare with a penguin
Our hunt for a hare is still more individual. Pens are not used, and therefore purely German use in this form of continental poles is hardly advisable, and ineffective. The…

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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

"Delusion" on the fox
Nowadays, with the spread of trophy hunting for large animals, hunting for pests and fox in particular has faded into the background, and only enthusiasts of their work continue to…

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Boar Hunt
Since ancient times, hunting has an important place in human life. If earlier it was the only way to get food, today it is a way to feel like a…

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How to hunt for a column
The rather bright, greenish color of the fur distinguishes the column from all other members of the mustelidas close to it. Column - a typical predator. The main food for…

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