black rhino

Texas
4:49 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

The North Texas Man Who Paid $350,000 To Hunt A Black Rhino Is Getting Death Threats

A North Texas man who paid $350,000 has received death threats.
Credit Frank Vassen / Flickr

A North Texas man who paid $350,000 for the right to hunt an endangered African black rhino says he fears for his safety.

Read more
Texas
1:45 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Permit To Hunt And Kill One Black Rhino Sold For $350,000

A black rhino in Namibia's Etosha National Park.
Frans Lanting DPA/Landov

Originally published on Mon January 13, 2014 10:23 am

The Dallas Safari Club's controversial auction of a permit to hunt one black rhino in Namibia raised $350,000 over the weekend, the club confirms on its Facebook page.

That's at the lower end of the range that club executive Ben Carter had expected. In December, he told NPR that he hoped the auction would raise $225,000 to $1 million.

Read more