Two hunting swords and one hunting spear, highly decorated on a green background

Hunting Weapons

Hunting weapons have evolved over the full period of human history, often being indistinguishable from those same weapons used in warfare.

In later human history more specialised weapons developed. They can all be divided into four categories:

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