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  1. deer stalkingnoun

    The hunting of deer by stalking, or stealing upon them unawares. One who deer stalks is known as a deer stalker.


  1. Deer stalking

    Deer stalking is a British term for the stealthy pursuit of deer for sporting purposes, historically with dogs such as Scottish Deerhounds, or in modern times typically with a high powered rifle fitted with a telescopic sight to hunt them. While the expression "deer stalking" is widely used among British and Irish sportsmen to signify almost all forms of sporting deer shooting, the term is replaced in North American sporting usage by "deer hunting", a term that in Britain and Ireland has historically been reserved exclusively for the sporting pursuit of deer with scent hounds, with unarmed followers typically on horseback. The practice of hunting with hounds, other than using two hounds to flush deer to be shot by waiting marksmen, has been banned in the UK since 2005. Prior to that there were three packs of staghounds hunting wild red deer of both sexes on or around Exmoor, and until 1997, when they were disbanded, the New Forest Buckhounds hunting fallow deer bucks in the New Forest.

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  1. deer stalking

    Approaching a deer without it knowing you are there, close enough to take a precise shot so you become more interested in the sport between you and the animal. Hunting at its best.

    Submitted by anonymous on May 21, 2023  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deer stalking in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deer stalking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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