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To deal with the problem of overpopulation caused by overbreeding, hunting can be one of the solutions that can tackle this problem.

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´╗┐Hunting To deal with the problem of overpopulation caused by overbreeding, hunting can be one of the solutions that can tackle this problem. Hunting is the stalking and killing of animals and has been an American tradition for a long period of time. Also, hunting is the pursuing of living things. Predation means animals hunt other animal species, which is a kind of hunting. Human hunts animals for food or trade. Today, hunting exists as a ?sport?. The species hunted are usually mammals and birds which can be migratory or non-migratory. Meanwhile, hunting can also help the ecosystem as an environmental control. ...read more.

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Normally, the population of the whitetail deer should be 20 to 25 deers per mile. However, the number is about 100 deers per mile in the coastal communities in southern Maine. Hence, this causes a problem to people living there. These deers will eat the entire browse there and then will eat ornamental shrubs. Thus, these deers are considered having small skeletal bones and low fat reserves and are not natural compared to others. More than that, the deer may eat the vegetable in farms. ...read more.

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As a result, solutions must be given out in order to stop the overpopulation from going on and affecting the wildlife. Hence, hunters should be allowed to access to the overpopulated area where the whitetail deer is overpopulated. Hunters using various kinds of weapons like rifles, handguns, bows and arrows can directly kill deers. In America, the number of deer being killed is about 3% of the total animals killed by hunters. Although the number seems small, it shows the beginning of applying hunting as a solution to control the deer population growth. To conclude, hunting absolutely is an applicable solution to deal with the problem of overpopulation to wildlife animals. It is, for sure, far more benefits than shortcomings. ...read more.

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