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The Routes of African Ivory and Rhino Horns to Asia

The Routes of African Ivory and Rhino Horns to Asia

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Uploaded 25 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2009
From collection: Vital Forest Graphics
Author:
Philippe Rekacewicz assisted by Cecile Marin, Agnes Stienne, Guilio Frigieri, Riccardo Pravettoni, Laura Margueritte and Marion Lecoquierre.
Description:
In Central Africa, species under threat from poaching include elephants and rhinos. Rhinoceros horn is used in traditional Asian medicine, believed to reduce fevers and even prevent loss of life. Other parts of the rhino, including the skin and bones, are also used for their supposed medicinal qualities. Demand for rhino horn has increased substantially in recent years.
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