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Smugglers exploit loophole for coveted African rhino horns

Please see here a report in The Asahi Shimbun, Japan’s primary newspaper. The reporter shows us a glimpse of how the rhino horn trade is conducted in South Africa by “pseudo” hunters like an employee in a Thai household. And how “proxy” hunters are recruited in countries like the Czech Republic. LionAid was privileged to be able to provide support to this excellent journalist in terms of background information and contacts.

Picture credit: http://bit.ly/V7Y6ho (Provided to them by a person with close contacts to South African officials)

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Categories: Lions in Africa

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