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A report from the RAND Corporation confirms there is very little scientific evidence for or against many gun policies. RAND hopes to lend researchers a hand with its new state-by-state database of gun laws. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Science Provides Few Facts On Effects Of Gun Policies, Report Finds

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Venison is on the winter menu at Cafe Berlin, in Washington, D.C. In this dish, called Jäger Jäger, the venison schnitzel comes with hazelnut spätzle, sautéed mushrooms, and cream sauce. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Why Is Venison On Expensive Plates And Food Pantry Shelves?

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lifted a ban on importing sport-hunted trophies of elephants from Zimbabwe and Zambia. But President Trump wants to review the decision. Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Grizzly bear cubs follow their mother in British Columbia, Canada, in 2014. The province has banned trophy hunting of grizzlies beginning at the end of November. Mick Thompson hide caption

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A mouse with predatory brain circuits switched on is much more likely to attack and kill prey like this cricket. Courtesy of Ivan de Araujo/Cell Press hide caption

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Flipping A Switch In The Brain Turns Lab Rodents Into Killer Mice

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In this image taken from a November 2012 video, Cecil the lion is shown in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. Paula French via AP hide caption

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Death Of Beloved Lion Heats Up Criticism Of Big Game Hunting

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Cecil the lion is shown walking in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park in a YouTube video from July 9, 2015. Credit: Bryan Orford Bryan Orford/YouTube hide caption

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Investigation Underway Into Killing Of Cecil, Zimbabwe's Best Known Lion

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Hunters gather prior to a wild boar hunt in Pietrosella, on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, in August. Pascal Pochard Casabianca/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Beth Trammell of Madison, Miss., poses with the 723.5-pound alligator she and five others caught over the weekend. Ricky Flynt/Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Department hide caption

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Alaskan moose that collide with cars and trains can end up as dinner for the needy in a unique partnership between the state and charity groups. Al Grillo/AP hide caption

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Magan Hebert, 15, poses with the young buck, or "spike," that she shot in Waynesboro, Miss., in November. Magan has been hunting since she was in the fourth grade. Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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Hunting Deer

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