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Estonian hunters declare Christmas peace

BC, Tallinn, 22.12.2009.Print version

Estonian Hunters Society will declare on Tuesday in the Põltsamaa castle Christmas peace, during which animals will not be hunted, National Broadcasting/LETA reports.


The December 24-26 Christmas peace will be declared by the society’s president Margus Puust.


Estonian hunters declared Christmas peace for the first time in 1993, following the example of Finland.


During the Christmas peace, hunters wont hunt animals, instead they go to forests with their families and bring food to animals.


Currently it is the hunting season for wolves and lynxes.

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