Endangered Species

Texan Who Paid $350K Kills Endangered Black Rhino In AfricaA Texan who bid $350,000 to hunt a black rhinoceros in Africa in what was billed as a conservation fundraiser has killed one of the endangered animals.
$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt MilitaryFederal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.
Tornado Cleanup Continues At Fossil Rim Wildlife CenterOn Tuesday, tourists hit the trails at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. After storms on Monday, they watched in awe as Grevy's Zebra walked right up to their cars.
Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse BirdThe government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.
North Texas Man Wins Controversial Rhino Hunt Auction The previously anonymous bidder who won the auction for a black rhino hunt in Africa is a North Texas man. It was leaked that Corey Knowlton made the winning bid. The long-time big game hunting expert is now surrounded by full-time security.
Convention Draws Critics & Supporters Of Dallas Rhino Hunt AuctionThe auction of a black rhino hunt in Africa has led to death threats here in North Texas. The FBI confirms it is investigating threats against members of the Dallas Safari Club, which opened a weekend hunting convention Thursday.
FBI Looks Into Threats Ahead Of Dallas Rhino Hunt Auction The FBI is investigating death threats made against members of the Dallas hunting club that intends to auction off a rare permit to kill an endangered black rhino.
Dallas Safari Club Criticized For Auctioning Endangered Rhino HuntThe Dallas Safari Club is holding an auction with what seems to be a strange premise. Participants can bid on the chance to hunt an endangered African black rhino. Proceeds from the auction then go toward protecting the very same endangered rhinos.
Dallas Zoo Welcomes Cheetah CubsTwo adorable cheetah cubs are now calling North Texas their new home. The Dallas Zoo has welcomed Winspear and Kamau to their Animal Adventures outreach program.
Austin Panel Wants Salamanders 'Endangered'An environmental panel for a Central Texas city has recommended endangered status for four salamander species.
Rule Restricts Hunting Of Rare Exotic AntelopesStarting Wednesday, the government will stop allowing anyone to hunt the dama gazelle or two other exotic antelopes unless ranchers obtain a permit.
Cornyn Tries To Keep Lizard Off Endangered ListRepublican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas is trying to block the proposed listing of the dunes sagebrush lizard as an endangered species.
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