We are calling on the Dallas Safari Club to immediately remove the permit to hunt and kill endangered Black Rhinoceros in Namibia from your fundraising event to "Save the Rhino". The contradiction of a fundraising event to save these endangered animals by auctioning off the right to kill one could not be more clear. What you're doing is wrong.
Furthermore, we ask that you take steps to fully illustrate your commitment to save the Black Rhinos by committing to not use this permit to hunt the Rhino, but to publicly commit to never use the permit. Taking a stand to not use the permit, will make a much greater impact than auctioning off the right to kill this species.
Thank you in advance for your commitment to endangered wildlife protection
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Estimates put the global Black Rhino population at about 5,000. Namibia has a black rhino population of 1,795. This species population has decreased 90% since the 1960s and if we don't actively...
Estimates put the global Black Rhino population at about 5,000. Namibia has a black rhino population of 1,795. This species population has decreased 90% since the 1960s and if we don't actively work to save everyone their time is running out. That is why it is totally irresponsible for this group to auction off a permit to shoot and kill an endangered Black Rhino.
Also, this past March the National Fish and Wildlife U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved the import of a trophy-hunted black rhino for the first time. We are also calling on the federal body to again fully enforce their policy of no imports or exports of endangered species. Half measures will only lead to extinction, and has likely led to this latest development.