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resident sportsmen might shoot . The issuing of licences to shoot big game -
elephant , buffalo , and deer — was in my hands and in the open season
sportsmen from all over the world used to come to Hambantota for big game
... and in the two western pattus snipe were plentiful in the wet season , and on
the lewayas and irrigation tanks there was good teal shooting . Before I came to
the District I had done very little shooting , but I soon began to do quite a lot of it .
shoot and he asked me to come and see his trophies . His shooting had
improved enormously since the evening at Tissa . I cannot now remember exactly
what he showed me , but certainly several deer and I rather think a bear . His
terror that I ...
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