canned hunt

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a hunt for animals that have been raised on game ranches until they are mature enough to be killed for trophy collections

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The US Humane Society believes that there are more than 1,000 canned hunting operations in the USA, while Traffic, the wildlife-trade monitoring network, reports that nearly 54,000 animals were killed in 2004 in South African canned hunts.
But, at some point, that zoo asked if it could sell the animal to the NBJ Ranch, which has been identified as hosting canned hunts - inviting hunters onto their grounds to shoot game animals.
AS an animal lover and People reader, I am urging you to end the cruel canned hunts taking place in South Africa.
We've restricted AZA institutions from sending any animals to auctions, canned hunts or other unsavory places," he explains.
Wisconsin state officials have issued warnings of the potential for the spread of brucellosis and tuberculosis to domestic livestock by large exotic ungulates brought in regularly, and Michigan's deer herds (where canned hunts are common) already carry the latter.
Honest, open policies that could be considered, such as mandating sterilization for all surplus, using surplus ungulates as feed for large carnivores, euthanasia, and overfly using surplus animals for canned hunts or medicinal markets, are discussed.
Don't get scared off by the mention of ranch hunting; not all are canned hunts.
According to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the surplus animals are often euthanized or used for target practice at canned hunts.
The full horror of canned hunts was described to the Sunday People by undercover investigator Gareth Patterson.
Amazingly, even traditional pro-hunting organisations condemn these canned hunts for their lack of fair chase.