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Last Updated: Monday February 14 2005 14:33 GMT

Alternatives to fox hunting

A lot people agree that the number of foxes needs to be controlled, but they don't like the way it is done.

Some think shooting the fox would be less cruel.

Drag hunting is the sport often mentioned as an alternative to chasing foxes with hounds.

It involves hunting down a person with a scented rag who has left a trail for the hounds to follow.