Informative Essay: The Health Benefits Of Hunting

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Hunting is the act of tracking or trapping wildlife for a source of food or sport (Hunting). It began at least 2 million years ago with the world 's earliest ancestors. This event has been around for a variety of generations, and is said to be a type of tradition, ritual, and, or bonding experience for families everywhere. Hunting not only benefits the ecosystem and economy, but it also helps with the population control of wild animals.
Many people say that hunting is bad because hunters kill off wild animals and cause them to go extinct, but that is not necessarily true. Hunters actually keep the population of wild animals at a steady pace. If people did not hunt, it could cause over population. This would then lead to fewer resources for
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Hunters will fight back and say that, that is not true, building is environmentally destructive. Hunters are maintaining wild animals herds, because people are building on top of the wild animals habitat and destroying their food sources. This is causing animals to be pushed out of their natural habitat. They are loosing more and more of their own food sources because people are building on top of their food and water. This is why people see more animals roaming around in town, they are searching for food and water because they no longer have what they need. Hunters help keep this from happening. By harvesting wild animals, such as deer, they help keep that population controlled and keep them off the streets also keeping them from suffering from a lack of food and water. Hunters are not the ones choosing to build on the wild animals natural land, so why take it out on them? Hunters want there to be more land; more land means more animals, and more food sources for the animals to be strong and healthy. Chau also says that populations are “self-regulating” and shelters, food sources, and diseases will kill the animals, therefore he is saying it is better that the animals suffer from starvation and sickness, and a lack of shelter, rather than being harvested by a hunter. It is not like hunters waste them away, they use them as a food source as well.

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