Category «Hunting»

Do You Really Know About Scorpions Poisonous?

The sting: shake out the best hunting boots and check your sleeping bag, scorpions are nothing to mess with. How dangerous are scorpions? It depends on whom you ask, apparently. As is often the case with potentially deadly animals, statistical data and summary opinions vary widely and are frequently at odds. Poisonous Scorpions According to …

Don’t Let These Seemingly Minor Problems Ruin Your Hunt

Sometimes a major hunt can be ruined or at least frustrated by a seemingly minor problem. For instance, a blistered heel makes it challenging and painful to walk. Or a speck of something lodged in your eye, and the irritation increases until the “speck” begins to feel approximately the size of a ponderosa pine. What …

Africa’s Deadliest Animal: The Answer Might Surprise You

You’ve probably heard it: “More people are killed each year by hippos than by any other animal in Africa.” I don’t know how many times I’ve encountered that statement, often in formats suggestive of authority: PBS documentaries, books on Africana, articles in the main magazines. Recently, while attempting Internet research on leopard-human interactions, I kept …