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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

    South African rhino poacher jailed for 77 years

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:22am by AFP

    ... as poaching continues to escalate. South African national Mandla Chauke was arrested in the sprawling Kruger National Park in 2011 after he killed three rhino calves. The park has seen the highest ... of poaching". "It's one of the harshest sentences, and we hope it will send out a strong message to poachers out there," said the parks body's spokesman Reynold Thakhuli. This month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557813/south-african-rhino-poacher-jailed-77-years
  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    US$16m in rhino horns stolen from South African agency’s safe

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:08pm by AFP

    ... jeweller Jenna Clifford, which backs a campaign against rhino poaching, said the haul could be worth as much as US$16 million. Poaching of South African rhinos is on the increase, with more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1494531/us16m-rhino-horns-stolen-south-african-agencys-safe
  4. 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
  5. 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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