The NYTimes reports on The Urban Deerslayer.
“They eat my garden, so I thought maybe I should eat them,” he said.
And I’m of mixed emotions.
Great that people are getting in touch with where their food comes from, how it is killed and what it takes to eat meat.
But I think I preferred hunting before it was fashionable.
And it’s no coincidence that the two main species profiled in the article — white-tail deer and wild boars — mingle well with people, aren’t threatening and don’t require large tracks of land to survive.
The club may be called The Bull Moose Hunting Society but no one’s hunting moose. These are easy hunts, close to the city, not too spicy.