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  Fox Hunting
Guide to fox hunting
Why do people hunt foxes?
How does the hunt work?
Why do people want to stop fox hunting?
Alternatives to fox hunting
Is there a way to force the hunts to stop?
Some people in favour of hunting
Some people against hunting

 
Fox hunting How does the hunt work?
Groups of men and women ride horses accompanied by a number of dogs called foxhounds.

The hunt chases the fox through the countryside in the hope of tiring it out.

Eventually the hunters hope the fox will be so tired that the dogs will be able to catch it and kill it.

Other types of hunt

Foxes are also hunted by foot packs or fell packs which are packs of hounds with people following on foot.

Fox hunts that take place at night, where people use lights or lamps to help them spot the prey, are caled lamping trips.


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