Can hunting endangered animals save the species? January 29, 2012 Texas

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Can hunting endangered animals save the species? January 29, 2012 Texas, CBS News 
The scimitar horned oryx . . . the addax . . . the dama gazelle - three elegant desert antelope ... on large grassland ranches, some exotic species that are endangered in the wild have been brought back in large numbers. But there's a catch: a percentage of the herd is hunted every year by hunters who pay big money for a big catch. The ranchers say this limited "culling" gives them the money they need to care for the animals and conserve the species. But animal rights activists don't buy that argument, claiming the hunts are "canned" and that hunting is wholly inconsistent with conservancy.



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