Texas hunter kills endangered black rhino

ANNA M. TINSLEY | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

A Texan who paid $350,000 for a controversial permit to hunt an endangered black rhino has killed the animal in Namibia and is likely on his way back home.

Corey Knowlton, the 36-year-old Dallas man who bought the rare permit to hunt the near-extinct double-horned rhinoceros, spent the last year and a half planning this hunt before traveling to Windhoek, Namibia, earlier this month …

EagleFordTexas.com (press release) – May 21, 2015

Texas hunter kills endangered black rhino


Japan To Stop Taiji Dolphin Hunt Following Release Of ‘The Cove’

By Ji Hyun Joo

The 2009 film “The Cove” exposed the “tradition” of the dolphin hunt in the western port town of Taiji, showing some dolphins being taken alive for sale to marine parks, some being released and others being killed for meat, according to Reuters ( in.reuters.com/article/2015/05… ) …

Youth Health Magzine – May 21, 2015


Hunts will continue, even after Japanese zoos vote to stop buying captured dolphins

By Elahe Izadi

One day after Japan’s zoos and aquariums announced that they will no longer buy dolphins captured during an annual hunt that gained international infamy through an Oscar-winning documentary, the mayor of Taiji declared that the traditional fishing village will not stop the annual hunts …

Washington Post – May 21, 2015 at 11:04 AM

More information:

Japan’s aquariums will stop acquiring dolphins caught in Taiji hunt


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (May 21, 2015)

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