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The Glorious 12th
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The Glorious 12th - On? You guessed it! August 12th
Basically lots of people who have lots of money get out their guns and troop up to Scotland to shoot little birds, who never did anyone any harm, and are really too small to eat anyway.
It beats me, but to be impartial here are some links, both pro and anti - you decide.
Hunt Saboteurs Association - Anti
Article on grouse shooting - Neutral (I think)
How to find and shoot one - Pro (definitely)