Boxing Day fox hunts in Britain draw crowds
LONDON (AP) More than 300,000 people thronged the British countryside Tuesday for the annual Boxing Day fox hunts, organizers said, two years after Parliament passed a law banning traditional fox hunting in which dogs chase and kill the prey.
Fox hunting, which dates back centuries in Britain, historically
involved groups of riders following a pack of hounds trained to
track down and kill foxes. The new law restricting the use of dogs
in hunts was passed after a bitter fight in ...
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