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Image Cache: Africa is one of the last great holdouts for charismatic megafauna. But as the human population continues to grow and industrialise, lions, zebras and elephants are being edged out of existence. A harrowing new series by photographer Nick Brandt makes this transformation visceral.

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Kerigan Disorda wants to become a wildlife biologist when she grows up, in order to learn more about her favourite animal: the black bear. Follow along as she hunts one of those in Vermont.

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Homemade sausage is so good and so cheap to make that you'll never buy it from a store again. Here's my take on a super healthy hot Italian.

Warning: I'll keep it gore free, but there's going to be pictures of a dead animal and its subsequent parts inside. It's nothing you won't see wrapped in plastic on a grocery store shelf, but if you're going to have a problem with that, maybe don't scroll further.

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While hunting this week, I managed to stalk to within 25 metres of a bear and snuck up on an Army Ranger undetected. Here's how to be vewy, vewy quiet outdoors. It's a skill anyone can use.

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Want to do the stuff you read about us doing? There's a practical approach to learning any new sport, one which breaks down the barriers, reduces risk and speeds the learning curve. It's what we do, and it should work for you too.

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There's more in the woods than you're likely aware. Want to see who's around next time you're out there? The rabbit squeal will bring in foxes, coyotes, cougars, bears and pretty much anything else that enjoys the taste of meat. Here's how to sound like a tasty morsel.

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Did you know that turkeys kill rattlesnakes? Excuse me for a little bit of a Ben Franklin moment, but I'm going to tell you about one of the most interesting wild animals that's native to North America and what it's like tracking them in the wild.

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The folding Oru Kayak goes from flatpack to floating in just minutes. Tough enough for the real world? We took it down the Colorado River, armed with a shotgun, to find out.

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Taking it between my bare hands, the hot blood stinging wind-chilled fingers, I pull the bull's heart from its silent, massif of a body. Bigger than my head and with a heavy weight, the heart wrenches attention from the rest of the world as the tundra refocuses. Cutting a slit through the heart's wall to open it like a book, I let the coagulate fall to the ground. Setting the heart aside, we continue to butcher the moose, a true giant of the North.

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Saturday night, I had dove breasts and braised pheasant for dinner. That's because that morning, I'd shot them, brought them home, cleaned them on my back porch, then sat and watched as my girlfriend made them for dinner.

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With an average annual hunter success rate of 7 per cent, the D7 hunting zone of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California is one of the toughest regions to hunt deer in the state. We set out on a four-day backpacking trip with our rifles to track down these elusive grey ghosts.