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[5] As soon as the tracks lead to such a place, don't go near, or she will move off, but go round and explore.1 For she is probably there, and there will be no doubt about the matter, since the tracks will nowhere run out from such places.

1 The object is to make sure whether the track really does end there or not. If it does, he is to go on to seek another hare. “My father used to relate that in his student days an old forester on his brother-in-law's estate, when he wanted to make sure of supplying a hare for his master's visitors, would surround the hare's form in the early morning, and the hare would not leave her form for hours.” A. Korte (Hermes, 1918, p. 317).

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