The U.S. government will allow a Texas man to import the carcass of an endangered black rhinoceros he hopes to kill in Africa as part of a conservation fundraiser.
It was the Fall of 2013 when the Dallas Safari Club attracted worldwide attention for putting together an auction for the chance to hunt a black rhino in Africa. The Club opened its 2015 convention Thursday, absent of that kind of controversy.
A federal agency is sifting through more than 15,000 public comments regarding a Texas hunter’s request to import the trophy of an endangered black rhinoceros.
A Texas hunting club that auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros says it could cancel the hunt.
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.
A group of people protested Saturday against an auction for a permit to hunt an endangered rhino species.
The 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.