Poacher catches a Hare

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a poacher catching a hare with his hands. ‘Some occasional poaching is done with no aid byt the hand, especially in severe weather, which makes all wild animals ‘dummel’, in provincial phrase – ie stupid. slow to move. Even the hare is sometimes caught by hand as he crouches in his form’. Richard Jefferies, ‘The Gamekeeper at Home’, 1878.