By definition, hunting refers to the act of pursuing wild animals for recreation or food, whereas the animals being hunted are referred to as game.
The only difference between primordial hunting and modern hunting is that there are laws and regulations governing the latter.
The Difference between hunting and poaching
Whereas hunting is controlled and restricted where a given species is in danger of extinction, poaching is in all ways illegal. Think of it as illegal hunting, or hunting without the legal permit to do so.
It mostly involves killing wild animals for their valued body parts such as skin, fur, and tusks—not for food—and with a sole aim of profiting from them.
Poaching can also be viewed as