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Loveridge, A.J.; Reynolds, J.C.; Milner-Gulland, E.J.
Does sport hunting benefit conservation?
2006  Key Topics in Conservation Biology: 224-240

When a wildlife population is threatened, deliberately killing individuals from it may seem perverse. Yet some argue that, paradoxically, well-regulated sport hunting benefits wildlife populations, and may sometimes be the only way to ensure their persistence. In this essay we consider whether this assertion is supported by experience.

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