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Rhino Hunt Permit Auction Sets Off Conservation Debate

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Dallas Safari Club hopes to raise money for conservation, but critics pounce. A group called the Dallas Safari Club is auctioning off the chance for one hunter to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros in Namibia.

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AniMae C. (471)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 1:48 am
They are KILLING a Rhino to raise funds for Rhino conservation?!?!?

Giana Peranio-Paz (404)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 1:55 am
This is really sick, isn't it? I mean, what makes a person want to kill a poor animal, on the brink of extinction, and to pay so much money for this "fulfilling" murder?????? The world is crazy and humans are crazy, and I can't understand it at all! Your right AniMaeChi!

jess b (24)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 1:58 am
It is good Natl Geographic is reporting this! Dallas Safari Club is unhinged. and apparently auctioning a permit to kill an endangered species..!$?$!$!!
AniMaeChi, this is utter rubbish.

Frances Darcy (231)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 3:58 am
What the heck are these morans about ....

Natasha Salgado (661)
Tuesday October 29, 2013, 10:08 am
Brain dead morons. There's no logic to it...

Leslene Dunn (78)
Wednesday October 30, 2013, 7:05 am
Please someone, give me a permit to hunt and kill these deranged bastards - I don't even want money for it! Words fail me really, these poor animals are the most hunted and poached with very few left, yet these sick twisted foul sub humans still want to kill one!

June Bostock (50)
Wednesday October 30, 2013, 4:10 pm
EVIL, SICK, EVIL,SICK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Carolanne Powell (59)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 7:31 am
It is unbelievably sad that such a magnificant ancient creature is hunted for it's horn, a fraction of its total mass, & the body is just left to rot. At the end of the day Rhino horn is just plain old keratin. Why don;t we just send all our finger & toenail trimmings over to the East for them to chew on; its the same thing. Until the leaders of of Asian countries like China, Vietnam, & Thailand in particular, take responsibilty for the terrible consequences ofillicit horn buying, we must fight to save this magnificant being from extinction. Killing more of them IS NOT going to help
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