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* BookEnds: At the start of the film, Martin is told by his employer to "See the sights", while waiting for work. [[spoiler: At the end, Martin calls Red Leaf to inform them the tiger is gone, saying "Don't bother looking for me. I'm off to see the sights."]]

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* BookEnds: At the start of the film, Martin is told by his employer to "See the sights", while waiting for work. [[spoiler: At the end, Martin calls Red Leaf to inform them the tiger is gone, saying "Don't bother looking for me. I'm off going to see the sights."]]

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* BookEnds: At the start of the film, Martin is told by his employer to "See the sights", while waiting for work. [[spoiler: At the end, Martin calls Red Leaf to inform them the tiger is gone, saying "Don't bother looking for me. I'm off to see the sights."]]


* InfantImmortality: [[spoiler:''Heartbreakingly'' averted.]]

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* WhatHappenedtotheMouse: It's never explained [[spoiler: who damaged Martin's trap or who set up the camera trap.]]

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* WhatHappenedtotheMouse: WhatHappenedToTheMouse: It's never explained [[spoiler: who damaged Martin's trap or who set up the camera trap.]]

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**Martin leaving his coordinates with the family whenever he goes out.

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* BadGuyBar: The bar that Martin finds is full of loggers who aren't big fans of "greenies" and they give Martin a hard time thinking he's a scientist. [[spoiler: Downplayed in the end as the loggers aren't really that bad. The worst thing they do is shoot into the air to intimidate people.]]


* RuleOfSymbolism: The company that hires Martin is called Red Leaf. Red as in blood. Leaf as in symbol for nature.

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* RuleOfSymbolism: The company that hires Martin is called Red Leaf. Red as in blood. Leaf as in being a symbol for nature.


* RuleofSymbolism: The company that hires Martin is called Red Leaf. Red as in blood. Leaf as in symbol for nature.

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* RuleofSymbolism: RuleOfSymbolism: The company that hires Martin is called Red Leaf. Red as in blood. Leaf as in symbol for nature.


*ChekhovsGunman: [[spoiler: The second man that sits in on the meeting Martin has with the employer comes back in the third act to forcibly finish Martin's job.]]



* SnowMeansDeath: While it is clearly getting colder beforehand, [[spoiler: it doesn't start snowing until Martin's confrontation with (and subsequent shooting of) the Red Leaf agent. The snow continues during Martin's final hunt and killing of the tiger.]]

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* SnowMeansDeath: While it is clearly getting colder beforehand, [[spoiler: it doesn't start snowing until Martin's confrontation with (and subsequent shooting of) the Red Leaf agent. The snow continues during Martin's final hunt and killing of the tiger.]]
*WhatHappenedtotheMouse: It's never explained [[spoiler: who damaged Martin's trap or who set up the camera trap.
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*RuleofSymbolism: The company that hires Martin is called Red Leaf. Red as in blood. Leaf as in symbol for nature.



* ShownTheirWork: At one point Jack asks Martin if the Tasmanian devils he saw were healthy. This is likely a reference to the real life devil facial tumour disease (DFTD) that is running rampant in native devil populations.

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* ShownTheirWork: At one point Jack asks Martin if the Tasmanian devils he saw were healthy. This is likely a reference to the real life devil facial tumour disease (DFTD) that is running rampant in native wild devil populations.populations.
*SnowMeansDeath: While it is clearly getting colder beforehand, [[spoiler: it doesn't start snowing until Martin's confrontation with (and subsequent shooting of) the Red Leaf agent. The snow continues during Martin's final hunt and killing of the tiger.]]


* GreenAesop

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* GreenAesopGreenAesop: A part of Martin's main character arc. [[spoiler: As Martin gets closer to the family he also begins to empathize with the environment and distance himself from his mission. When he does eventually kill the tiger it is not to complete his mission but to prevent Red Leaf from getting their hands on it. ]]

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* GreenAesop

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