Blog Entries Tagged as hunting

  • Dec
  • 21

PETA Takes on the NRA

Posted by at 7:47 PM | Permalink | No Comments


pp-deer

In a recent appeal to hunters to support gun control in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, NPR sports commentator Frank DeFord called hunting “a perfectly reasonable sports hobby.” But not one of those placating words describes hunting accurately. A “perfectly reasonable sports hobby” is flag football or even ping pong — not a pastime …

Posted to Family & Friends | Posted to Tags: , , , ,

  • Oct
  • 8

Looking at a Hunter’s Heart of Darkness

Posted by at 10:51 PM | Permalink | No Comments


deer

I’m sure you won’t be surprised to learn that PETA opposes hunting . After all, it’s a no-brainer: Chasing and shooting animals (with a gun or a bow and arrow) causes terror. Mates grieve, young animals can starve when their mothers are killed, and hunting leaves wounded but unrecovered animals to die slowly and wretchedly from blood loss, infection, or …

Posted to Home & Garden | Posted to Tags: , , , ,

  • Nov
  • 17

Deer-Car Collisions Increase During Hunting Season

Posted by at 5:04 PM | Permalink | Comments (6)


©iStockphoto.com / Warren Price

November is the peak month for collisions between cars and deer, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Insurance groups estimate that about one in every 100 drivers will be involved in a deer-vehicle collision at some point in his or her life. A fatal crash late last month in Indiana illustrates how heartbreaking such encounters can …

Posted to Family & Friends | Posted to Tags: , , ,

  • Oct
  • 15

The Triumph of Military Technology Over … Bambi?

Posted by at 6:45 AM | Permalink | Comments (7)


deer

Maybe you’ve wondered what it’s like to view the world through the eyes of another animal, say a cat, a dog, or, more to the point, a deer. Here’s your chance to do exactly that, or at least to witness how deer see hunters . The scientists who figured this out have been channeling their efforts into the latest camouflage designs, …

Posted to Family & Friends | Posted to Tags: , ,

Recent Comments

Disclaimer

The information and views provided here are intended for informational and preliminary educational purposes only. From time to time, content may be posted on the site regarding various financial planning and human and animal health issues. Such content is never intended to be and should never be taken as a substitute for the advice of readers' own financial planners, veterinarians, or other licensed professionals. You should not use any information contained on this site to diagnose yourself or your companion animals' health or fitness. Readers in need of applicable professional advice are strongly encouraged to seek it. Except where third-party ownership or copyright is indicated or credited regarding materials contained in this blog, reproduction or redistribution of any of the content for personal, noncommercial use is enthusiastically encouraged.