We take an in depth look at the history of bird conservation in North America with Texas Parks and Wildlife Dove Program Leader- Shaun Oldenburger. His recent article “Under Our Wing” was featured in the latest TPWD Magazine and takes a look at the last 100 years of avian conservation. If the forefathers of conservation hadn’t realized a need to preserve migratory birds then we’d have many more species that would have shared the fate of the Passenger Pigeon and Carolina Parakeet. (Both long extinct, their imprint only survives through images and taxidermy)

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Then we push the envelope with our old buddy Razor Dobbs from ‘Razor Dobbs Alive’. He recently became the first person to hunt cape buffalo with a 10mm pistol. We talk about it’s performance on a 2000 lb animal as well as his ‘Green Hunt’ for white rhino in South Africa. (No the rhino wasn’t killed)

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We wrap up the show by discussing some infuriating news from the anti hunting faction. The Humane Society International recently sued the USFWS in order to obtain private records from hunters who have imported trophies into the US over the past 15 years. Why do the anti hunters want to build a database of trophy hunters? And what can we do to stop the Humane Society from obtaining our private information? Dallas Safari Club Executive Director Ben Carter drops by to tell us what recourse we have to keep our private info private.

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