Hunting Essay Examples

Short story – writing

Consider the structure, rhetorical strategies, and content of the two essays and answer the following questions. 1. How does Bass construct and support his argument? He constructs the argument by stating that he was a hunter before but not to the degree that he is now. He then states the reasons why he has become… View Article

Deer Hunt

It is 5:30 am on opening morning of deer hunting season and my alarm explodes into a racket that would wake an army. I roll out of bed and rub the sleep from my eyes. I only slept six hours last night because my family and I were preparing for the hunt, getting the guns… View Article

Most dangerous game

In the short story,” The Most Dangerous Game”, by Richard Connell, the author uses irony in the short story to support the theme of the book – the roles of hunter and hunted frequently reversed. In the short story, Rainsford, a big game hunter, believes that he is being persuaded by General Zaroff hunt humans… View Article

People of the Kalahari: the Kung Culture

The people of the Kalahari have a very peaceful way of living. They are secluded from the rest of the world, so they live very different lives. In order for them to survive in the Kalahari, they have to be good at hunting and gathering foods. Because the kung people live in small groups of… View Article

Wildlife & conservation statistics

Extinction of Species • Every 20 minutes, the world adds another 3,500 human lives but loses one or more entire species of animal or plant life – at least 27,000 species per year. (Source: PBS) • At the present rates of extinction, as many as 20% of the world’s 7-15 million species could be gone… View Article

Rainsford or zaroff: Who is the better hunter?

Although many believe Rainsford is the dominant hunter because he killed Zaroff, it’s clear that Zaroff is the better hunter. It’s shown throughout the story, how he started hunting at the age of 10, how he let Rainsford live because he wanted to keep playing the so called “game”. These is only some of the… View Article

Formosan black bear

The Formosan black bear is also known as the white-throated bear. They are endemic to Taiwan. In 2001, they were voted the most representative wildlife of Taiwan. And they are also the largest land animals and the only native bears in Taiwan. Because of severe exploitation and habitat degradation in recent decades, populations of wild… View Article

Duck Shooting

There has always been an issue with animal cruelty of duck shooting in Victoria. Journalist Kylie Hansen contributes a opinion piece “lame duck decision on shooting” March 2nd, 2009. Hansen ask many questions towards the Victorian Government decision allow the duck hunting season to go ahead. Despite the recent terrible bushfires and drought conditions, Hansen… View Article

South African national parks

Kruger National Park was established in 1898 to protect the wildlife and habitats of South Africa. The largest of South African National Parks (SANParks), Kruger has been admired worldwide by conservationist, environmentalist, and tourists for its pristine environment and beauty. According to Strickland and Mixon (2010), Kruger has been heralded by many to be a… View Article

My favourite TV programmes

Mum and Dad like me to watch educational TV programmes. I think that some of the programmes they like are boring, but we all like wildlife programmes. I have watched a lot of programmes about species that are in danger of dying out. We should all know the facts about this problem. Then perhaps something… View Article

Endangered animal: iriomote wild cat

There are many endangered animals in our world, and very few are critically endangered. One animal species that is critically endangered is the Iriomote Wild Cat. Key points to the Iriomote Wild Cat’s endangerment are habitat loss, not being well known, and feral domestic cats. The first part of the wild cat’s endangerment, and the… View Article

Animal poaching

Poaching is a very serious epidemic that affects all countries around the world. Animal poaching is the act of illegally capturing and killing animals and using them for trade. They are used for food, for clothes, wool, cosmetics, ornaments, fat, and decorations and even for sport. It is different in every country and affects many… View Article

The explorer’s daughter analysis

The explorer’s daughter is about a woman who is seeing a narwhal hunt take place, and is torn between the lives of the hunter and the lives of the narwhal. She employs lots of language techniques to convey her feelings. She has written this as a descriptive piece of writing but it ends up almost… View Article

The African lion

When you think of lions, you probably think of them being king of the savannah, right? However, it’s not easy being king. Over the past 50 years Africa’s lion population has plummeted from over 200,000 individuals back in the 1960′s to fewer than 25,000 today. A shocking number if you consider the size of that… View Article

The advantages of farming over hunting and gathering

Even thought farming is harder than hunting and gathering, there are many advantages in farming. Farmers can produce more food then hunters and gatherers can gather. Farming lets people have a steady food supply all year long. Farmers usually have surplus, so they can have bigger families then the hunters and gatherers. Farmers don’t have… View Article