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Zimbabwe's Government Dehorns Rhino to Fight Poaching

Zimbabwe’s wildlife authority has embarked on an exercise of dehorning its rhinos as part of its efforts to fight poaching and save the endangered species from extinction. Not everyone agrees with this approach.  Matobo National Park, about 500 kilometers southwest of Harare, is one of the few places which still have rhinos in Zimbabwe. Poachers have been killing them for their horn and smuggling them mainly to Asia, says the government. Colum Zhuwawo — a senior ecologist with...

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