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‘Legal’ Trade in Rhino Horn is an Old Agenda, Not a New Solution

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Although the notion of “legalizing” the trade in rhino horn has recently been touted as a “solution” to the rhino crisis, it turns out that the same agenda was proposed 15 years ago — during a year when four rhinos were killed in South Africa.

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Rhino Horn Myths: Then and Now

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The rhino horn intrigue continues. For centuries, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioners have touted rhino horn as a remedy for a wide array of maladies. These notions about rhino horn originated at a time when comparatively little was known about medical science – or wildlife. Apparently, the rhino’s horn was a particularly intriguing protuberance. Rhishja […]

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