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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Rhino horns poisoned to stop poaching gangs in South Africa

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Rhino horns poisoned to stop poaching gangs A game reserve in South Africa has taken the radical step of poisoning rhino horns so that people risk becoming "seriously ... months to combat international poaching syndicates. More than 200 rhinos have been poached so far this year in South Africa, driven by demand in China and elsewhere in Asia, where horn ground ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1207927/rhino-horns-poisoned-stop-poaching-gangs-south-africa
  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Thai man pleads guilty to smuggling rhino horn from South Africa

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Johannesburg

    ... in Southeast Asia- unfounded in science- that rhino horn can be used to prevent and cure cancer. Increased demand meant poaching has hit record levels in South Africa where, by mid-October, 455 rhinos had been killed illegally- more than the 448 in 2011. Poaching grew a lot from 2007, as Asian demand for horns rocketed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1076474/thai-man-pleads-guilty-smuggling-rhino-horn-south-africa
  3. News - Asia - SOUTH AFRICA

    Thai man pleads guilty to South African rhino smuggling

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 02:04pm by Reuters in Johannesburg

    ... plea. In the past few years a belief has grown in Southeast Asia – unfounded in science – that rhino horn can be used to prevent and cure cancer. Increased demand meant poaching has hit record levels in South Africa where, by mid-October, 455 rhinos had been killed illegally- more than 448 during the whole of last year. Poaching increased dramatically from about 2007 as a growing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1076138/thai-man-pleads-guilty-south-african-rhino-smuggling

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