Potential black rhino hunter still waiting for permit

December 22, 2014 1:56 AM

2 0

Potential black rhino hunter still waiting for permit

Dallas (CNN) -- It has been almost one year since Corey Knowlton bid $350,000 for a hunting permit issued by the government of Namibia to hunt an endangered black rhinoceros. He hasn't gone on the hunt and it's still not entirely clear if he will ever shoot the animal.

The controversial auction, held inside the Dallas Convention Center on a chilly Saturday evening in January, sparked a contentious debate over the best way to protect the species that has been brought to the edge of extinction because of humans' appetite for its horn, which is used for daggers, orna...

Read more

To category page

Loading...