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Watch the Preview! NBC ‘Rock Center’ Tackles S Africa Rhino Crisis #rockcenterrhinos

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Be sure to catch “Rock Center with Brian Williams” on NBC this Wednesday, February 22, as the episode will feature South Africa’s rhino crisis. We will be tweeting along while we watch the episode using the hashtag #rockcenterrhinos — please join us.

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‘Bogus Medicine: China’s Rhino Horn Scheme’ [Video]

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Why does the demand for rhino horn persist? After all, rhino horn has no proven medicinal value. However, China (using rhinos imported from South Africa) is engaged in a profit-seeking scheme that depends on sick people using rhino horn instead of taking medicine.

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India: Suspect Arrested for Attempting to Kill Rhinos in Zoo

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Police in Guwahati have arrested a man identified as Chin Khansong after he sneaked into the Assam State Zoo with a .303 rifle, ammunition, an axe, and a machete. The suspect confessed he was planning to kill “as many rhinos as possible” in order to sell their horns.

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South African Court Sentences Chinese National to Jail for Rhino Horn Possession

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The Germiston Regional Court has reportedly sentenced Chinese national Hsu Hsien Lung to six years in jail after he was found in possession of two rhino horns.

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List of 10 Useful ‘Rhino Horn is Not Medicine’ Quotes (with Source Links!)

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The world’s leading conservation and environmental organizations – among others – are speaking out against the use of rhino horn as a medical treatment. Check out this list of quotes with source links and a few videos.

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Rhino Horns Take Top Dollar from Phone Bidder at US Auction

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Asian attendees reportedly drove up the price of two rhino horns before they were sold to a phone bidder at an auction in Missouri.

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Fuss Over ‘Antique Rhinoceros Horn Cups’ Fails to Mention Loss of Life

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While there seems to be a considerable amount of media hubbub over a set of antique rhinoceros horn cups appraised on an American TV show today, very little (if any) attention has been paid to the original source of these cups.

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Ten Rhino Horn and Ivory Dealers Arrested in Zimbabwe

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Two sting operations have reportedly netted ten rhino horn and ivory dealers who were caught trying to sell their illicit goods to Chinese people at Harare’s upscale shopping center, Sam Levy’s Village.

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Seven Rhino Horn Smugglers Arrested in Nepal

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Nepal’s Central Investigation Bureau has arrested a gang of seven rhino horn smugglers. The accused have been identified as Dipak Bahadur Hamal, Dil Bahadur, Lor Bahadur Gurung, Bhim Bahadur Bishwokarma, Ramesh Hamal, Dinesh Adhikari (“Chari”), and Narayan Shrestha.

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Concern Grows Around South Africa’s Legal Trade in Live Rhinos

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As the rhino death toll continues to rise in South Africa, disconcerting information regarding the country’s legal rhino trade continues to emerge.

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