The second part of the question was more focused: “Now, when you see deer, do you see meat on the hoof?”
Emotionally speaking, what are the differences between hunting wild animals and slaughtering domestic ones?
There is something about following an animal. Or a book.
The spread of Adult-Onset Hunting (AOH) continues to worry experts.
Hunting, like angling, is filled with uncertainty: sometimes luck, sometimes lack of luck.
I’d like a bumper sticker that tells the world why I hunt and how I feel about the wild creatures whose world I share.
We conserve and protect what we care about. If we don’t care much, where in our hearts can a serious conservation ethic possibly take root?