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per·sis·tence hunt·ing

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  1. persistence huntingnoun

    a type of hunting where the predator uses a combination of running and tracking to pursue the prey to exhaustion.

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  1. Persistence hunting

    Persistence hunting is a hunting technique in which hunters use a combination of running and tracking to pursue prey to the point of exhaustion. While humans can sweat to reduce body heat, their quadrupedal prey would need to slow from a gallop in order to pant. Today, it is very rare and seen only in a few groups such as Kalahari bushmen and the Tarahumara or Raramuri people of Northern Mexico. Persistence hunting requires endurance running – running many miles for extended periods of time. Among primates, endurance running is only seen in humans, and persistence hunting is thought to have been one of the earliest forms of human hunting, having evolved 2 million years ago.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of persistence hunting in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of persistence hunting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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