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David Von Drehle's Dec. 9 cover story on hunting as a solution to wildlife overpopulation sparked a fierce debate on ethics. "A poorly thought through piece by @TIME. How about fostering the return of natural predators?" tweeted the Natural Resources Defense Council's Andrew Wetzler. Paul Steiger of Charlotte, N.C., lamented that "humans are the real pests on our planet." While agreeing with the need for hunting, JoAnne Uthe-Gibson of Hazel Green, Wis., wrote, "Mr. Von Drehle might benefit from a lesson or two on sharing. We can preserve land, create corridors and give wildlife some space." The story inspired...

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