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Zimbabwe to Dehorn Rhino to Shut Out Poachers

Zimbabwe plans to dehorn all rhino in its national parks to discourage poaching after 50 animals were illegally killed last year, a wildlife conservation group said Tuesday. Rhino horn is prized in Asia for use in traditional medicine, and surging demand has led to more poaching. A record 1,305 rhino were killed illegally in Africa last year, most of them in South Africa, according to conservation groups. Lisa Marabini, director of operations with Aware Trust Zimbabwe, said the...

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