Only 27,000 rhinos remain in the wild, according to the WWF. Photo: EPA-EFE
Only 27,000 rhinos remain in the wild, according to the WWF. Photo: EPA-EFE
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China ranks as top rhino horn market, but smuggling networks weakened, report finds

  • Beijing’s crackdowns lead to drop in Chinese trafficking activities, though Vietnamese criminal groups have moved to fill the void, Wildlife Justice Commission says
  • Demand for horns, prized as collectibles and medicine, ‘shows no signs of abating’

Only 27,000 rhinos remain in the wild, according to the WWF. Photo: EPA-EFE
Only 27,000 rhinos remain in the wild, according to the WWF. Photo: EPA-EFE
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