HUNTINGsmart! USA Knowledge Base
Module 09 - HUNTING LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Despite what some people believe, hunting actually prevents game animals from going extinct (through wildlife conservation and management) and promotes the healthy renewal of game species and non-game species. However, animals do die—so what are the main causes if hunting isn’t one of them?
The top three threats to wildlife survival in the U.S. are:
- Urbanization (loss of habitat).
- Competition with introduced species.
- Controlled pests.