Wildlife conservation

Wildlife conservation measures in Spain

Hunting is first of all conservation, and wildlife conservation measures are a must in a country that is mature enough to realize that something that is not being taken care of is destined to decay and perish.

Wildlife management attempts to balance the needs of wildlife with the needs of people using the best available science. Wildlife management can include game keeping, wildlife conservation and pest control. In Spain, the Ministry of Environment intends to pays special attention to wildlife management and adopts several Wildlife conservation measures, focusing them on the well-being of Spain´s natural world.

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Hunting ibex in Spain

Hunting Ibex in Spain, part II

Last week we published Hunting Ibex in Spain, part I, in which we talk about the preparation and equipment when hunting ibex in Spain, setting out and moving across the mountain and about the search, location and qualification of the trophy.

Today´s post will talk about what happens after we spot the Spanish ibex that the hunter is going to shoot at, the approach and the stalk, the preparation and the shot and the collection of the trophy.

The approach and the stalk

Once the animal is located and qualified and if after its qualification you and the outfitter/PH decide that it´s the one you are going to shoot at we will go on to the next two phases of the hunt:

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