First day of the Italy hunting season
September 23, 2015 16:48 IST
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A hunter holds a shot male pheasant during the first day of the Italy hunting season in Castell'Azzara, Tuscany, central Italy, 20 September 2015. The number of hunters in Italy has been decreasing, from 1,701,853 in 1980 to 751.876 in 2007, with a percentage reduction of 55.8%, according to the latest available numbers from the national statistics bureau.