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On the Dallas Safari Club’s Insulting Claim that Rhino Hunt is Motivated by Altruism

A monstrous serial killer named Corey Knowlton has paid $350,000 for a license to kill a black rhinoceros in Namibia. According to News Corp Australia, “Knowlton purchased the controversial permit — auctioned off at a Dallas Safari Club event … from the Namibian government to hunt an endangered black rhino. The event was framed as […]

Rhino Gores Tourist in South Africa as Holocaust Escalates

A rhinoceros lost his temper and got physical with a tourist in South Africa’s Gauteng Province last month in an effort to remind us that our species doesn’t get to make all the rules. Citing the South African newspaper Beeld, The Daily Telegraph (London) reported on January 15 that “a South African woman on safari […]

Use Remote-Control Snipers, Not Drones, to Stop Rhino Poachers

The use of unmanned aircraft to protect rhinoceroses in Africa is a terrific idea, albeit one that should be implemented even more robustly than is currently the plan in Kenya. The Daily Telegraph (London) has reported that “commercial aerial drones – similar to those used by the military in Afghanistan and elsewhere to identify terrorist […]

Animal Rights, Elections, and the Slippery Slope to American Barbarism

The losers of the third and final presidential debate in the 2012 election cycle were those of us who would have appreciated some tough talk about China’s complicity in the escalating holocaust in Africa. One-third of the evening’s agenda, as was indicated on the Commission on Presidential Debates’ website, had been set aside for discussions […]

Rhino Poaching, Hunting: Holocaust in South Africa

Despite the sincere well-wishes I have exchanged with friends, family, and acquaintances in these early days of the New Year, I remain unable — and unwilling — to shake an enduring melancholy. As long as soulless humans find spiritual or material reward in the exploitation, torture, and murder of other species, I’ll gladly forfeit any […]