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    Posted January 11, 2014 by
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    Dallas Safari Club Rhino Auction


    Tonight the Dallas Safari Club will be auctioning the right for someone to kill an endangered Southern Black Rhino.


    An estimated 4 000 black rhinos remain in the wild, down from 70 000 in the 1960s. Nearly 1 800 are in Namibia.


    2 years ago the Western Black Rhino went extinct!


    The Safari Club claims that the rhino is old...but even so – doesn’t this send the wrong message?? I can just imagine African poachers saying “we can’t kill rhinos but this rich American can?”


    Dallas Safari Club is quoted as saying ‘People are talking about ‘Why don’t you do a photo safari?’ or whatever,” Carter told the Dallas Observer, “Well, that’s great, but people don’t pay for that.”   Well...as someone who works for a very large photographic safari company that operates within 9 countries, I would like to disagree with this comment.


    If you look at the photo that I’ve posted you’ll notice that the picture is of a white rhino, not a black rhino...this is because even though I have worked for a safari company for 4 years, I’ve never even seen a wild black rhino...


    This isn’t conservation, this is murder!

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