By Eric Aasen
Bob Barker, the legendary game show host, has chimed in on the Dallas Safari Club’s black rhino auction that’s taking place this weekend. He wants the club to call off the event.
The club hopes to raise as much as $1 million to protect the rare black rhino by auctioning off the right to hunt one. But the auction has kicked up international controversy. Club members have been receiving death threats, and the FBI is investigating. (Update: On Saturday, the rhino hunt permit was sold for $350,000, the Associated Press reported.)
Friday afternoon, PETA released a letter from Barker, who hosted “The Price is Right” for 35 years. He’s also an animal rights advocate. (You remember his classic sign-off, right?: “Help control the pet…
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Totally not logical. Some people just have a thirst for blood. Absolutely disgusting! Guess they have not heard that REAL men are KIND to animals.
We all love Bob Barker. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if they said they won’t do it, as a birthday gift to him on his 90th?
That would be wonderful.
I think I will suggest it to them, it can’t hurt.