Rhino Extinction Crisis
Rhinos have been slaughtered to near extinction to fuel the insatiable demand for rhinos horn products in China -and more recently Vietnam-all based on myths about the alleged me traditional uses of rhino horn, wildlife traffickers are promoting "non traditional"uses,such as a cure for hangovers and a treatment for cancer.The newly wealthy in Vietnam also seek rhino horn to display as a status symbol.
In addition to the demand from China and Vietnam ,unscrupulous wildlife industry professionals in South Africa have returned to supplying traffickers with rhino horn,often via trophy hunting loopholes.Speculations about the legalization of rhino horn trade is another issue which is fueling the rhinos crisis.
Needed:Accurate reporting on the rhino crisis.
Although rhino horn has no medicinal properties ,myths about rhinos horn is unfortunately still persist.In China and Vietnam,rhino horn is unfortunately promoted as a "remedy"for nearby everything,from hangovers and cancer.These myths surrounding the rhino horn are why rhino are slaughtered illegally and why wild rhino populations in Africa and Asia remain under threat.
Here we are in 2013 why does the illegal massacre of rhinos continue?
.China is currently believed to be explosion in cities research loopholes by farming rhinos for horns .
.speculations in South Africa about the legalization of rhino horn trade is an issue which is fueling rhino crisis.
.The nearly wealthy in Vietnam seek rhino horn to display status symbol.
Fact:Rhino horn is not a remedy for fever,pain,arthritis or any other medical condition.RHINO HORN DOESN'T CURE CANCER AND IT IS NOT AN APHRODISIAC.