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Hunting is a worldwide event that has taken place for hundred's of years and is still a popular trait that is being carried on in today's society by millions of people. Although many people all over the world have experienced the hunting tradition, there are still many people who have not had the chance to experience the thrill of hunting and the excitement that is involved. There are many situations caused by hunting that can give an individual an unequaled sensation caused by an adrenaline rush and I can relate in many ways from the past years of hunting since I was a child.

In my lifetime, I have had a great deal of experiences while hunting all different types of species, but the first adrenaline rush was when I was a child while hunting squirrels with my father on a hunting lease in Arkansas. My father was a great wise hunter and he tried his best to teach me the proper techniques and safety before letting me go freely into the wilderness. At this point in time, I had not yet went on an official hunting trip, but was deeply informed by all the hunting stories and all the excitement that was involved. I was more than ready for the adventure I was going to have on the approaching weekend. As I mentioned, my father had always informed me about the adrenaline rushes that was involved while hunting wildlife and I could honestly say that I was already experiencing the rush and the hunt had not even began yet. It was the night before and I was very anxious about the squirrel hunt the next morning.

I could hardly sleep because of the anxiety that was taken place within me, but eventually I dosed off and I had the idea of hunting on mind so much; I started to dream about it. Finally, when the time came to get u...


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...ll a doe because I wanted a buck, but I remembered that my father had once told me that bucks tend to follow doe's around while trying to mate, so I waited with such anxiety and nervousness along with that adrenaline rush and a buck walks out while seeking the doe. I then tried to slowly lift my gun to get in a ready position and I bumped the side of the deer stand with my gun because I was shaking very badly. Well, the deer quickly hear the bump; the buck in particular, and ran away leaving me in a sense of uneasiness and great madness all because I was so nervous in that certain situation.

After hunting year after year, I still manage to develop a sense of nervousness or adrenaline rush every time I attempted to hunt an animal of some type. I have proved that adrenaline rushes can save an individual's life in certain situations and can cause great misery.


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