Cruelty, Crime, Ornithology, Hunting, Animal Behaviour, Government
Begins by discussing the physical similarities between the kestrel and the sparrow-hawk, noting the ease with which a 'useful bird may be mistaken for a bird of prey'. Proceeds to discuss a Morning Post report of a man who was arrested for carrying a large number of weapons in his pockets—clearly a 'person of prey'. Concludes by anticipating that a 'Reformed Parliament' will devise the most economical and humane way of dealing with such a person.
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