Hunt animals


Hunt animal wildlife and birds. Track, pursue and kill the animal in a humane way, according to animal and environmental legislations. Use weapons such as hunting rifles, crossbows or trapping devices to kill or trap the hunted animal.

Alternative labels

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Hunt animals is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Hunter: Hunters track and pursue animals with the intention of trapping or killing them. They hunt animals for the purpose of gaining food and other animal products, recreation, trade or wildlife management. Hunters specialise in the skill of tracking down and shooting animals with weapons such as rifles and bows. They also use devices to trap animals for similar purposes.

Optional skill

Hunt animals is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Hunt animals – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022