A Renaissance For ” Pigsticking” In Spain:(

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Ann Novek( Luure)--With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors

A Renaissance For ‘Pigsticking’ In Spain                  related news

2013-04-03
An ancient hunting ritual is making a comeback in modern Spain: the practice of hunting wild boar on horseback with spears — and no guns. The sport dates to Roman times, and was recently approved and added to Spanish hunting regulations. Just a 20-minute drive from Spain’s capital, you’re in the dehesa — oak woodlands, where wild boar, deer and mountain goats roam. Madrid‘s skyscrapers are on the…
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About argylesock

I wrote a PhD about veterinary parasitology so that's the starting point for this blog. But I'm now branching out into other areas of biology and into popular science writing. I'll write here about science that happens in landscapes, particularly farmland, and about science involving interspecific interactions. Datasets and statistics get my attention. Exactly where this blog will lead? That's a journey that I'm on and I hope you'll come with me.
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