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Auction Draws Animal Rights Protesters

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January 12, 2014
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A permit to hunt an endangered African black rhino sold Saturday night for $350,000 at a Dallas auction held to raise money for conservation efforts but criticized by wildlife advocates. (Jan. 11)


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