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Posted by on Jan 27, 2018 in Animals, Environment, South Africa | 0 comments

Rhino poaching dips slightly in S.Africa

The number of rhinos killed for their horns by poachers in South Africa dipped in 2017, but more than 1,000 were still slaughtered, the government said on Thursday. South Africa is battling a scourge of rhino poaching fuelled by insatiable demand for their horn in Asia. Most of the demand emanates from China and Vietnam, where…