South Africa nabs two Vietnamese men with 41kg of rhino horn


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  • Saturday, 01 Nov 2014

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African authorities have arrested two Vietnamese men in possession of 41 kg of rhino horn, the largest haul nabbed in the country battling to stave off poaching of its dwindling stock of the wild animals.

The population of rhinos, indigenous to southern Africa, is being decimated by poachers who supply a demand for horns for decorative and supposed medicinal purposes especially in Asian countries.

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