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Tally in Florida python hunt holds at 50 snakes

More than 1,500 hunters are struggling to find more Burmese pythons as a public hunt for the invasive species continues in the Everglades. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission said Friday that the tally of pythons killed in the Python Challenge is holding at 50. That number hasn't changed since Tuesday.


Hunting, fishing rebound in U.S.


More Americans are heading outdoors to hunt and fish for fun, reversing a two-decade-long decline among adults. Eleven percent more Americans (ages 16 and older) fished and 9% more hunted in 2011 than in 2006, according to a new five-year survey from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.


King of Spain says he's sorry for going on elephant hunt - Los Angeles Times

The king of Spain offered an unprecedented apology Wednesday for going on an elephant-hunting safari in Africa while his subjects struggle with recession and high unemployment at home.


Experts warn tigers face extinction in 12 years

Environmental experts have warned that the world's tiger population could soon be extinct because of illegal trophy hunting, deteriorating habitats and the use of tiger parts in eastern medicine.


Man shot by Cheney 'lucky' to escape death

Man shot by Cheney 'lucky' to escape death

The lawyer shot five years ago by the then vice-president Dick Cheney told the The Washington Post Thursday that his injuries from the hunting accident were more extensive than revealed at the time.


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