Photo Essay:
Hunting in France

The French hunt do not hunt foxes but prefer deer and sangliers or wild boar which roam freely in the forests. When I was invited to accompany the huntsmen, all on foot, on a hunt for sangliers in the Poitou-Charentes region of central France, I graciously accepted even though I wasn't sure if my stomach could take it or not.

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