Sport: BIG GAME in the US.

IT happens every fall. The leaves change to yellow and crimson, and some 5,000,000 Americans change from their business suits and work clothes into red windbreakers and gaudy caps. Thus colored protectively against being mistaken for their prey, and loaded with a staggering kit of rifles, knives, binoculars, food, drink and camping-equipment, they head for the mountains, forests and plains of the U.S. to hunt big game.

To the uninitiated, big-game hunting usually connotes Africa and safaris for elephant, lion and swift impala. But the quarry of the U.S. big-game hunter—deer, moose, elk,...

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