All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘rhino horn’

Rhino Horns Worth $16 Million Stolen in S. Africa

This is not the kind of story you want to hear on Earth Day. However, according to a press release, more than 40 rhino horns worth millions of dollars were stolen over the weekend from a safe at a state tourism organization building in South Africa. According to Lowvelder newspaper, the horns were discovered missing from the Mpumalanga Tourism and …

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“Operation Crash” Takes Down Black Rhino Horn Salesmen

A federal grand jury in Los Vegas today issued indictments for two men accused of selling black rhinoceros horns in the U.S. The men were caught in a sting that was part of “Operation Crash,” a nationwide investigation into the rhino horn trade led by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Servie and the Justice Department. Edward N. Levine and Lumsden …

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