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£212k raised by auctioning permit to kill a rhino

Black rhino numbers have plummeted to around 4,000. Picture: AP

Black rhino numbers have plummeted to around 4,000. Picture: AP

  • by MARGARET NEIGHBOUR
 

A PERMIT to hunt an endangered African black rhino sold for $350,000 (£212,000) at a Dallas auction. The sale was held to raise money for conservation efforts, but was criticised by wildlife advocates.

 

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