Tagged: wildlife poaching. wildlife black-market

Rhinos – a horny problem - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Mar 18, 2015

The poaching crisis in rhinos in fact, dwarfs that of elephants at the moment.  The rapid increase in poaching of rhinos since 2008 has mirrored other species.  Unlike elephants however, there is no ‘one-off’ sale to blame.  In fact, the restrictions on the export of horns in the form of hunting trophies seems coincident with the increase. Figure linked to … Read More