US grants Texan rhino hunter permit to bring back trophy


BBC: A Texas man who won an auction to shoot a black rhino — an endangered species — will be allowed to bring back his trophy if he kills one, the US Fish and Wildlife decided.

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BBC: A Texas man who won an auction to shoot a black rhino — an endangered species — will be allowed to bring back his trophy if he kills one, the US Fish and Wildlife decided.

The US agency issuing the permit said that importing the carcass from Namibia would be allowed because it met criteria under the Endangered Species Act of benefiting conservation.

Since first considering whether to issue the permit in November, the agency has received petitions with around 152,000 signatures demanding that it be denied.

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