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Running with the pack

In Iden, East Sussex, the sport of bloodhound "man-hunting" has emerged as an alternative to fox hunting.



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Neven Znaor (left) and Glenn Wassall organize the "manhunt." Nic Wheeler (right), the huntsman, has been breeding extra speed and jumping agility into his prizewinning pack of bloodhounds.

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Coakham Hunt's greatest game pits bloodhounds against man
Article | Six years after hunting with dogs was banned, a pack of black-and-tan hounds is in full cry across this swath of semirural southern England, urged on by a huntsman and riders resplendent in fox-hunting habit. Somewhere up ahead is their quarry. This is a manhunt.

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