Dallas Safari Club endangered black rhino auction news roundup

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In the video above, IFAW’s N. American Regional Director Jeff Flocken speaks with NBC’s Today Show about the recent auction of a permit to kill a critically endangered black rhino in Namibia.

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Below are several news stories from an array of national and international media sources covering the recent auction of a permit to kill a critically endangered aging male black rhino. An anonymous bidder paid $350,000 for the opportunity to stalk and kill this iconic creature.

Included in the round up are International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) North American Regional Director Jeff Flocken’s passionate posts to National Geographic News and this website, alongside his quotes in other stories.

--JCB

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