Can trophy hunting actually help conservation? 

Can trophy hunting actually help conservation?  Trophy hunting is the legal and selective killing of animals (including endangered species) for sport in return for large sums of money that, in theory, can be targeted back into conservation and research. Supported by hunters and numerous conservationists worldwide, but despised by many animal rights organisations, it is one of the most controversial approaches to conservation out there. Media portrayal of trophy hunting is emotive and very black and white. But does this reflect the reality or can a middle ground be found?

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