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South Africa Studying Proposal to Legalize Rhino Tradei
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Brian Padden
July 23, 2012 8:26 PM
Some South African conservationists and owners of wildlife reserves are advocating for the legalization of the rhino horn trade, which is currently banned by an international treaty. VOA's Brian Padden reports the proposed plan would entail selling only horns from rhinos that died of natural causes and using the profits to fund anti-poaching efforts.

South Africa Studying Proposal to Legalize Rhino Trade

Brian Padden

Published July 23, 2012

Some South African conservationists and owners of wildlife reserves are advocating for the legalization of the rhino horn trade, which is currently banned by an international treaty. VOA's Brian Padden reports the proposed plan would entail selling only horns from rhinos that died of natural causes and using the profits to fund anti-poaching efforts.


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