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Hunting of roe deer and wild boar in Germany: Is non-lead ammunition suitable for hunting?

The object of this study was to determine how the bullet material (lead or non-lead) influences the observed escape distances. Our conclusion: Non-lead bullets already exist which have an equally reliable killing effect as lead bullets.

The article was published in PLOSone (19 September 2017)

Hunting of roe deer and wild boar in Germany: Is non-lead ammunition suitable for hunting?
Annett Martin, Carl Gremse, Thomas Selhorst, Niels Bandick, Christine Müller-Graf, Matthias Greiner, Monika Lahrssen-Wiederholt

PLOSone, September 19, 2017
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185029

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0185029

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