How trophy hunting in Texas became a multibillion-dollar industry

  • Texas is the epicenter of the exotic game industry in the United States.
  • People spend thousands to have a shot at hunting animals like zebras, cape buffalo, and even giraffes.
  • We explore the costs associated with breeding, hunting, and taxidermy.
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Corrections: An earlier version of this video showed an image of a Grevy’s zebra when referring to hunting. We corrected this to show a plains zebra, which can be hunted legally in the US. Another image of a Grevy’s zebra suggested they can be sold for $US4,500 ($AU6,304). We corrected this to $US20,000 ($AU28,018). We also showed an image of a nyala instead of a kudu, which has also been corrected. We said it costs $US14,000 ($AU19,612) to hunt kudu at Ox Ranch. This has been corrected to $US19,500 ($AU27,317).