French charity seeking to shut down hunting parks

Deer are popular targets

A wild animal charity has gathered 30,000 signatures in its attempt to ban hunts in enclosed parks.

Aspas says there are around 1,300 places where people can pay to hunt animals in captivity on enclosed land.

Some, referred to as parcs, follow the hunting seasons while enclos (enclosures) have year-round hunting.

The latter are limited to land around a home, totally sealed off with a high, partially-buried barrier.

Most of the animals hunted are game ...

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