By analyzing the chemical “fingerprint” of rhino horns, scientists help in the fight against poaching.
I am from Assam and I just loved seeing the rhinos from Kaziranga on the program. I was pleasantly surprised :) !
We need to educate the children in the countries that are buying the rhino horns that these horns do nothing more for your health than chewing your finger nails. Tell them to inform their parents that not only are they spending good money on something that is useless, but they are helping kill an animal that has as much right to live as we do. This way they can make their parents not only feel foolish for buying a cure that is useless, but hopefully make them feel guilty as well. As much as I’m against capital punishment, maybe it is time to use capital punishment (or at least life inprisonment), for anyone found trading in rhino horn. I’ve seen rhinos butchered for a horn that was surgically removed just days earlier; only a very small remnant was left for the poacher to take after killing such a magnificent animal.
i am from ethiopia and a friend of mine have a rhino horn and he is looking a buyer is it such a worthy thing?
You and your friend should be put in front of a firing squad.
We really need to educate people about this problem. I had no idea that there were 5 species of rhinos. I might start an organization about this and raise awareness about this. I am 12 years old and i thank you for what you are doing.
Produced by THIRTEEN ©2013 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. All rights reserved.