Rhino links

1. Fake rhino attempts zoo escape, in Japan.  Might the real rhino be more fierce?  Pointer from Ryan McCarl.

2. Killing a rhino by mistake in an anti-poaching demo.  Pointer from George Edwards.

3. South Africa sends rhino poachers to jail for twenty-five years each; a lot of the demand comes from hereAt $40,000 a kilogram, “Traffickers and gangs have been breaking into museums and auction rooms in Britain and Europe to steal rhino heads and horns.”  It is now feared that the eighty-five rhinos housed in British zoos will be the next target and so a high alert has been called.


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