“First and foremost, this is about saving the black rhino,” Ben Carter, the executive director of the Dallas Safari Club, said in a statement. “There is a biological reason for this hunt, and it’s based on a fundamental premise of modern wildlife management: populations matter; individuals don’t. By removing counterproductive individuals from a herd, rhino populations can actually grow.”
[Via ABC News]
This isn’t the first time this has occurred to me, but if there actually are any reasonable firearms enthusiasts in Texas it must be quite frustrating to be associated with every gun-loving Texan who has been in the news ever.