Decline of the hunting life means we’re the threatened species

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More one for the riflemen among us but anyone engaged in field sports will find this Sports Illustrated article of useful succour when faced with the contention that hunting is both irrelevant and obsolete:

“The news of hunting’s decline will no doubt cheer those who see it as a cruel pastime. But what the critics do not realize is that as the hunters have stepped back, the animals (especially predators) have come forward—with potentially disastrous consequences for all…”

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