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18th Sep '17 12:55:27 AM Doug86
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* In ''StarWarsTheOldRepublic'', the Consular's first companion is a Trandoshan named Qyzen Fess. Hunting is a religious rite among his people with their goddess keeping score of a hunter's lifetime kills. (After the Consular defeats an enemy who managed to get the drop on him, he sees them as an avatar or "herald" of his goddess) Sentient or non-sentient matters little, though Qyzen prefers the latter. (They are bitter rivals to the Wookiees, however, and killing a Wookiee is a ''lot'' of "points." Qyzen even gifts the Consular with the pelt of a particularly difficult to kill Wookiee). Before deciding to go on his sacred hunt, he used to be a BountyHunter. A character comments that if he enjoyed hunting criminals as much as he liked hunting hostile wildlife, he'd be a household name. In the Knights of the Fallen Empire arc, a non-Consular Outlander can only get him to sign on with their team if they prove themselves by taking out several world bosses.

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* In ''StarWarsTheOldRepublic'', ''VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic'', the Consular's first companion is a Trandoshan named Qyzen Fess. Hunting is a religious rite among his people with their goddess keeping score of a hunter's lifetime kills. (After the Consular defeats an enemy who managed to get the drop on him, he sees them as an avatar or "herald" of his goddess) Sentient or non-sentient matters little, though Qyzen prefers the latter. (They are bitter rivals to the Wookiees, however, and killing a Wookiee is a ''lot'' of "points." Qyzen even gifts the Consular with the pelt of a particularly difficult to kill Wookiee). Before deciding to go on his sacred hunt, he used to be a BountyHunter. A character comments that if he enjoyed hunting criminals as much as he liked hunting hostile wildlife, he'd be a household name. In the Knights of the Fallen Empire arc, a non-Consular Outlander can only get him to sign on with their team if they prove themselves by taking out several world bosses.
12th Sep '17 7:00:26 PM PaulA
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* Maston Thrust in ''Film/TheLastDinosaur''. He's a world famous hunter and wants to hunt the eponymous last dinosaur, a ''TyrannosaursRex''. Interestingly he considers himself the last of his kind too as he says so at the end of the movie.

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* Maston Thrust in ''Film/TheLastDinosaur''. He's a world famous hunter and wants to hunt the eponymous last dinosaur, a ''TyrannosaursRex''.''TyrannosaurusRex''. Interestingly he considers himself the last of his kind too as he says so at the end of the movie.
12th Sep '17 6:59:51 PM PaulA
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* Maston Thrust in ''Film/TheLastDinosaur''. He's a world famous hunter and wants to hunt the eponymous last dinosaur, a TRex. Interestingly he considers himself the last of his kind too as he says so at the end of the movie.

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* Maston Thrust in ''Film/TheLastDinosaur''. He's a world famous hunter and wants to hunt the eponymous last dinosaur, a TRex.''TyrannosaursRex''. Interestingly he considers himself the last of his kind too as he says so at the end of the movie.
16th Jul '17 8:39:04 PM zorander936
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* Creator/WilliamFaulkner was an avid hunter, and many of his works (most notably "Go Down, Moses") use hunting symbolically.
11th Jul '17 12:03:07 PM tigris115
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* In the modern day, this trope (arguably) exists because most of those that go on safari pay enormous fees [[http://www.conservationmagazine.org/2014/01/can-trophy-hunting-reconciled-conservation/ that are used to help fund conservation efforts in the area as well as creating an incentive for people to coexist with these specoes]].

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* In the modern day, this trope (arguably) exists because most of those that go on safari pay enormous fees [[http://www.conservationmagazine.org/2014/01/can-trophy-hunting-reconciled-conservation/ that are used to help fund conservation efforts in the area as well as creating an incentive for people to coexist with these specoes]].species]].



* Jim Corbett was a hunter, conservationist, and naturalist who hunted and killed tigers and leopards that had turned man-killers. Between 1907 and 1938, Corbett tracked and killed at least a dozen man-eaters. It is estimated that the combined total of men, women, and children these twelve animals had killed was in excess of 1,500. His very first success, the Champawat Tiger in Champawat, alone was responsible for 436 documented deaths. He also shot the Panar Leopard, which allegedly killed 400 after being injured by a poacher and thus being rendered unable to hunt its normal prey. Other notable man-eaters he killed were the Talla-Des man-eater, the Mohan man-eater, the Thak man-eater, and the Chowgarh tigress. However, one of the most famous was the man-eating Leopard of Rudraprayag, which terrorised the pilgrims to the holy Hindu shrines Kedarnath and Badrinath for more than ten years. Later in his life, Corbett became a conservationist and had an important role of establishing India's first national park (now named after him) which is a protected area for the endangered Bengal tiger. A TV movie starring Jason Flemyng was made in 2005.

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* Jim Corbett was a hunter, conservationist, and naturalist who hunted and killed tigers and leopards that had turned man-killers. Between 1907 and 1938, Corbett tracked and killed at least a dozen man-eaters. It is estimated that the combined total of men, women, and children these twelve animals had killed was in excess of 1,500. His very first success, the Champawat Tiger in Champawat, alone was responsible for 436 documented deaths. He also shot the Panar Leopard, which allegedly killed 400 after being injured by a poacher and thus being rendered unable to hunt its normal prey. Other notable man-eaters he killed were the Talla-Des man-eater, the Mohan man-eater, the Thak man-eater, and the Chowgarh tigress. However, one of the most famous was the man-eating Leopard of Rudraprayag, which terrorised terrorized the pilgrims to the holy Hindu shrines Kedarnath and Badrinath for more than ten years. Later in his life, Corbett became a conservationist and had an important role of establishing India's first national park (now named after him) which is a protected area for the endangered Bengal tiger. A TV movie starring Jason Flemyng was made in 2005.



* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._A._Hunter J.A. Hunter]] who, amongst other exploits, is responsible for tracking down and killing [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogue_elephant_of_Aberdare_Forest the rogue elephant of Aberdare Forest]].

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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._A._Hunter J.A. Hunter]] who, amongst among other exploits, is responsible for tracking down and killing [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogue_elephant_of_Aberdare_Forest the rogue elephant of Aberdare Forest]].
11th Jul '17 12:02:19 PM tigris115
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* In the modern day, this trope (arguably) exists because most of those that go on safari pay enormous fees [[http://fortune.com/2016/06/14/trophy-hunting-fees/ that are supposed to be used to help fund conservation efforts in the area]]. How well this works in ''practice'', however, [[CorruptPolitician depends on the government and officials involved]].

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* In the modern day, this trope (arguably) exists because most of those that go on safari pay enormous fees [[http://fortune.com/2016/06/14/trophy-hunting-fees/ [[http://www.conservationmagazine.org/2014/01/can-trophy-hunting-reconciled-conservation/ that are supposed to be used to help fund conservation efforts in the area]]. How area as well this works in ''practice'', however, [[CorruptPolitician depends on the government and officials involved]].as creating an incentive for people to coexist with these specoes]].
16th Jun '17 4:13:39 AM morane
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* Subverted (and somewhat superceded) by Great White Photographers, who may travel anywhere in the world and pay atrocious fees to even get a chance of ''photographing'' wildlife in their natural habitats. Photography is colloquially called "shooting"... so, you do the math.
31st May '17 10:33:01 AM jamespolk
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* Captain C.G. Biggar from the Creator/PGWodehouse novel ''[[Literature/JeevesAndWooster Ring for Jeeves]]''.

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* Captain C.G. Biggar from the Creator/PGWodehouse Literature/JeevesAndWooster novel ''[[Literature/JeevesAndWooster Ring for Jeeves]]''.''Literature/RingForJeeves''. How he met Rosalinda, as her husband was killed by a lion on one of Captain Biggar's African expeditions.
30th Apr '17 5:42:11 PM lorgskyegon
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* [[CalvinAndHobbes Calvin]] had an imaginary personality named Safari Al who was this trope.
22nd Apr '17 10:52:46 PM morane
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The heroic counterpart to the EgomaniacHunter and the EvilPoacher, the Great White Hunter is a heroic big game hunter. He is most likely a GentlemanAdventurer, but he could also be an earthier type who leads safaris for a living. Either way, he will be an expert tracker, a crack shot, and skilled at wilderness survival.

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The heroic counterpart to the EgomaniacHunter and the EvilPoacher, the Great White Hunter is a heroic big game hunter. He is most likely a GentlemanAdventurer, but he could also be an earthier type who leads safaris for a living. Either way, he will be an expert tracker, a crack shot, and skilled at wilderness survival.
survival. He may have learned his trade as a HunterTrapper.
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