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‘Operation Crash’: NY Antiques Dealer Sentenced to Prison for Rhino Horn Trafficking

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Manhattan antiques dealer David Hausman will spend six months in jail followed by one year of supervised release for his role in the trafficking of rhino horns in the United States.

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South Africa: 668 Rhinos Killed in 2012

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A total of 668 rhinos were massacred in South Africa in 2012, according to the latest figures released by the Department of Environmental Affairs.

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Rhinos in 2012: Don’t Forget the Good News

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Despite the tragic news that South Africa’s rhino death toll reached 633 in mid-December 2012, the year actually marked extraordinary achievements in worldwide rhino conservation.

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World Rhino Day 2012 Video!

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The video “World Rhino Day 2012: Five Rhino Species Forever!” features celebrations held in 15 countries on 22 September 2012 — World Rhino Day!

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World Rhino Day 2012 Success Stories!

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On September 22, the third annual World Rhino Day was celebrated, with over a dozen countries participating this year. World Rhino Day brought NGOs, zoos, rhino sanctuaries, and concerned citizens across the globe together to raise awareness and funds for the five species of rhinoceros.

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Today is World Rhino Day!

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Today — September 22nd, 2012 — is the Third Annual World Rhino Day: Five Rhino Species Forever!

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Smugglers Plead Guilty in U.S. Rhino Horn Trafficking Case

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California residents Vinh Chung “Jimmy” Kha and Felix Kha have pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy, smuggling, Lacey Act violations, money laundering and tax fraud for their roles in the international illegal trafficking of rhino horn.

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South Africa: 373 Rhinos Killed in 248 Days

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The massacre of South Africa’s iconic rhinos continues unabated, as the latest figures released by the government show a staggering 373 rhinos killed since the start of 2012.

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U.S. Antiques Dealer Pleads Guilty in Rhino Horn Trafficking Case

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Manhattan antiques dealer David Hausman has pleaded guilty to the crimes of obstruction of justice and creating false records in relation to illegal rhino horn trafficking.

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South Africa: 251 Rhinos Killed in 172 Days

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2012 is well on its way to being a disaster for South Africa’s rhinos, as the death toll has now reached a staggering 251.

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