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Black Rhino Hunting Permit Auctioned for $350K

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January 12, 2014
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In a move, that's angered some wildlife and animal rights groups, the Dallas Safari Club auctioned off a permit to hunt a black rhino in Namibia.


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Conservationists Rejoice at Endangered Rhino Footage

Conservationists Rejoice at Endangered Rhino Footage

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Rhino Farming's Horn of Plenty

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Reuters (Apr. 18, 2012) — South African farmers look to rhino farming as one way to stem an alarming increase in rhino poaching the country has seen in recent years.
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Raw: Rare Female White Rhino Born in Israel

Raw: Rare Female White Rhino Born in Israel

AP (Sep. 3, 2014) — A female white rhino has been born in Ramat Gan Safari in Israel. The much anticipated birth of a female rhino was the first in over 20 years at the facility. (Sept. 3) Video provided by AP
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