Deer Essays

Hunting Song

This story, “Hunting Song”, helps us envision the deer hunting tactics of the Navajo people. Although the true moral of this story is terrifying, the author of this poem wrote it in a way that it sounds almost peaceful. He uses beautiful, environmental imagery such as the mountains and dewy flowers to help us picture this scene better in our minds. This story teaches us about the Navajo song writing tradition, their appreciation towards the deer, and their hunting tactics….

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Ethics of Hunting

Is hunting ethical? As a hunter myself, growing up in a family of hunters, I never answered the question correctly. When asked the question “is hunting ethical? ” I would rattle off information and statistics about wildlife population control and the environmental information gathered by hunters, but I seemed to be missing the point completely. As it was recently pointed out, it was like I was being asked what time it was, and answering the date. I wasn’t incorrect; rather,…

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Hunting and Rio Hondo

In “For Environmental Balance, Pick Up a Rifle,” Nicholas D Kristof, a two time wining Pulitzer Prize winner, states in his thesis that there is a rapid overpopulation of deer destroying the ecosystem either by ruining land or spreading harmful disease. Throughout the rest of his essay, Kristof begins to talk about diseases the ticks on the deer may carry, such as Lyme’s disease; the state of New York and New Jersey wanting to provide a contraceptives for the animal,…

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Dark Green Religion and Hunting

Hunting and Dark Green Religion with a Twist of Sport Hunting Dark Green Religion and hunting go hand in hand in the traditional sense. According to Dark Green Religion, as exemplified by Bron Taylor, the death of an animal should be appreciated and teach us the ethics of loving and caring for the bounty of our planet. Farm animals are killed all the time with the justification that they are for food. The conditions those animals deal with are explicitly…

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Nature Is Great

The outdoors is my escape from the social world. The outdoors has always been a peaceful way to for me to relax and be myself. Mother Nature helps out when I need some time to think and be on my own. The quiet and calmness is what gets to me the most while I’m out there exploring the woods, whether it be hunting, fishing or just taking a walk. The outdoors has always been a peaceful and stress relieving way…

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Deer Hunting Is a Good Thing

You’re driving home from a movie with your best friends and you’re doing about 60 on a country road you’ve known all your life. All of a sudden, out of your peripheral view, you see a couple of deer heading straight for your cars path. You hit the brake to try to avoid them and narrowly miss. You think to yourself how lucky you are that you didn’t hit one. What you didn’t know is the couple of deer you…

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Persuasive Speech_ Hunting

To an audience of people who have different views on hunting. For the purpose of sharing: Both sides of why hunting should be allowed and not allowed. I. Introduction a. Save the animals or eat them? We dont want to eat bugs bunny. But we want to eat cows and chickens raised on farms. Do we see animals as prizes? do we see them as uses such as clothes, jewlery, and other accessories? Or do we see them as just…

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Deer Hunting with Dad

Some of us have had that life changing experience spent with our fathers or mothers. The bond between a father and son can be something truly magnificent whether it is a small or a large event. The accumulation of memories is what makes a relationship so special and deep, and what keeps a parent and child so close throughout life. Such memories become embarrassing stories in front of new dates, toast at weddings, eulogies at funerals, and lifelong memories of…

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Hunting to Live. do We Still do It Today_

Environmentalists the world round have slandered hunters, continually bashing hunting and those involved therewith. In defense, the hunters pull out their age old arguments which they themselves do not understand. As usual in the course of such activities, as with many contentious subjects, the presenting of the truth to the general public within the mudslinging of the opposing sides usually reaches a point of utter neglect. Generally the snippets of truth given are emblazoned on flyers, taken out of context,…

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Hunting Is not Bad

Hunting is not bad. It keeps the animal numbers at a level the habitat can support. Without hunting, deer and other animals would become endangered because there would not be enough food to go around. The protection of the herd, the habitat, and its management determines when hunting is allowed. Hopefully the meat garnered from a hunt is used and not discarded. Deer hunting isn’t bad. Most people think it is because animals die. Well, consider this, when you take…

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First Hunting Trip

I wake up around 5:00 A.M. to a big early morning breakfast that my dad had cooked. The smell of the eggs, bacon, and toast made me vivacious. I got out of bed and put my cloths on. Then went and had delicious breakfast. When I was eating I could feel the sense that my dad, brother, and me where going to have so much fun. I know that if we didn’t catch any deer which is what we where…

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Hunting and Animals

Charles Dickens once said, “There is a passion for hunting something deeply implanted in the human breast. ” I agree with this quote. Hunting is very exciting and fun. However, many disagree with me. No one rides the fence though. You either think that hunting is good or that hunting is bad. What do you believe? Do you think hunting is positive or negative? I believe hunting is good because it helps feed those in need, it helps control the…

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Impacts of Hunting

In today’s society there are many different opinions about many different topics. There always seems to be the person or group of people who find one person’s great idea terrible for all man-kind. It is one person’s word against another and it almost never ceases to end. One debate that has been brought up in recent history is the laws and boundaries of hunting. Many nature enthusiasts love nothing more than to contribute in a positive manner to the environment…

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Personal Experience Essay Deer Hunting

“Hey! Here she comes! ” All the sudden the deer pops out of seemingly nowhere. She darts across the empty soy bean field in front of me. I raise my gun and prepare to take the shot. Nothing seems different today. It feels like any other day during deer season. Just like any other push we had done during the last 2 years I had hunted. But as this story will tell, this day will be different, probably one of…

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Why Hunting Is Possitive

The human being has been hunting ever since time began. It was the only way of life back then. A hunter was either successful and survived or not successful and died. Hunting is still a way of survival for some people. There are many anti-hunting activists out there trying to bring down hunting. They say that it is cruel and mean to kill a defenseless animal. What they don’t understand is that if we didn’t hunt, the world would be…

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