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Pink Poison, the Surprising New Trend That's Saving Rhinos.


Animals  (tags: rhino, poaching, protection, humans, wildlife, slaughter, suffering, endangered, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Giana
- 2169 days ago - takepart.com
Rhino experts discuss a bright approach to keeping poachers away.



   

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Veronique L (209)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 1:49 am
:-)
Whatever it takes! Noted thanks Giana!
 

deb s (145)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 7:28 am
Excellent for the Rhinos we are moving in right direction for the animals S& N shaed
 

Michael M (60)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 4:03 pm
The Pink is also slightly toxic, so those who seek horny medicine from the death of these rhinos will at least encounter digestive upset.

I also hope that pink dagger handles are not to be regarded as "manly" for big bad Yemeni males. This is not mentioned in the article, but is where rhino nose hair often winds up. (since rhinos also disagree with such cosmetic use, many manly men shoot them)
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 11:01 pm
Anything that works. Time is fast running out here.
 

Danuta W (1251)
Monday April 15, 2013, 3:20 am
Noted
 

Past Member (0)
Monday April 15, 2013, 7:47 am
ty
 

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Monday April 15, 2013, 7:49 am
as long as it will work...
 

. (0)
Monday April 15, 2013, 7:51 am
Sounds like a great idea. Thanks for sharing.
 

Genoveva M (328)
Monday April 15, 2013, 7:59 am
What ever works, as long as they leave the rhino alone and in peace.
Thanks Giana.
 

Elena Bonati (35)
Monday April 15, 2013, 8:46 am
Noted. Thanks.
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Monday April 15, 2013, 12:35 pm
This is quite a dilemma. The poison may kill the rhinos, as well. Also, tranquilizing them is risky. Still, if they perish, at least someone was trying to save them. I myself would rather die this way, than to fall into the hands of a merciless poacher.
 
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