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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
Both in Magampattu 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
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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