Photo Gallery: Rhinos at Risk
Foto: AFP / Museum im Ritterhaus Offenburg
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Photo Gallery: Rhinos at Risk

Trophy Hunting in Museums Rhino Horn Thefts a Growing Problem in Europe

Thefts of rhinoceros horns from museums around Europe have increased sharply over the past year. A single horn can fetch 200,000 euros on the black market because it is wrongly seen as a powerful remedy in East Asian traditional medicine, officials in Germany say. Exhibitions are tightening security.
Von Kate Katharina Ferguson
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