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Hunter

Hunter

1. One who hunts wild animals either for sport or for food; a huntsman.

2. A dog that scents game, or is trained to the chase; a hunting dog.

3. A horse used in the chase; especially, a thoroughbred, bred and trained for hunting.

4. One who hunts or seeks after anything, as if for game; as, a fortune hunter a place hunter. No keener hunter after glory breathes. (Tennyson)

5. (Science: zoology) a kind of spider. See hunting spider, under hunting.

6. A hunting watch, or one of which the crystal is protected by a metallic cover. Hunters room, the lunation after the harvest moon.

(Science: mechanics) hunters screw, a differential screw, so named from the inventor. See differential.


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human dietry evolution since the agricultural revolution?

he just thinks human evolution has been negligible since we were hunter gatherers - and therefore the paleo diet (no milk or cereals) must be better suited to us. I do see the simple appeal of that logic.

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by hamlet101
Sun Jan 25, 2015 10:49 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
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human dietry evolution since the agricultural revolution?

I was discussing with a colleague a diet he is doing called the Paleo diet, which is based on eating the stuff that our hunter gatherer ancestors would have available (meat, and fruit mainly) on the assumption that this is the diet we evolved to eat, and so is therefore better. I argued ...

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by hamlet101
Mon Jan 19, 2015 1:47 pm
 
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Topic: human dietry evolution since the agricultural revolution?
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Is this a wolf??

Hello folks, I have a trail camera set up in a wooded area near my home in Monmouth county, NJ. I am not a hunter, I just enjoy photographing and following the habits of wildlife. I captured a few photos of what I believed to be a coyote, however there are several people telling ...

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by Njchadnj
Mon Dec 02, 2013 12:53 am
 
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Topic: Is this a wolf??
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Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... any sense. 3)I don't know, but three is a nice number. Now as a conclusion. We are not evolving in the direction of some super intelligent, giant, hunter, leader man. That train has left the station. If anything, we are evolving in the direction of lazy, shallow, sex-crazy, hive mentality having, ...

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by andreassiege
Tue Oct 09, 2012 3:32 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
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Re: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... destruction.......Industrialization. Industrialization was the biggest crime on earth.......The biggest act of killing, murder and terrorism. A Hunter_Gatherer Society of 7 billion would have destroyed very little environment...... because it would have destroyed environment only for food. An ...

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by sushil_yadav
Thu May 10, 2012 9:05 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
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