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Rise in Rhino Deaths Caused by Money?

Wealth Blamed for Rhino Death Rise 

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The spread of wealth in some Asian nations is being blamed for a rise in South African rhino poaching.

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2:17AM PST on Dec 7, 2012

....and thanks for getting the info out.......

2:17AM PST on Dec 7, 2012

Not good at all. We are here and the animals are here. The time where we needed animals to eat and survive was gone looooong time ago. Parts of animals for personal use Is even worse. Again....., we both live here, make It equal...........

7:10AM PST on Dec 6, 2012

making dagger handles out of the rhino horns seems a weak excuse for killing the big beast.

11:03AM PST on Dec 5, 2012

Thanks for sharing.

4:42AM PST on Dec 5, 2012

Horrible!

4:23PM PST on Dec 4, 2012

I wish I could save rhinos!

2:58PM PDT on Apr 13, 2012

Of course the rhinos are dying because of $$$. Whether it's the poachers making a buck selling the horns to Asia, or the rich hunting for pleasure, it all revolves around the money. SAD.

8:46AM PDT on Apr 11, 2012

by greed, to be precise

8:43AM PDT on Apr 11, 2012

Yes,it is,moreover, greedy people of course. However, we must try to save rhino by all means.

12:35PM PDT on Apr 10, 2012

eliminate permanently the poachers and the market for rhino product! This is despicable, cruel and unconscionable!

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