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Dehorning rhinos to deter poaching seriously disrupts their behavior: Study

Black rhinos are the junkyard dogs of African rhinos. They’re not the biggest species on the continent, but they’re known for aggressively patrolling and defending their territories and are quick to charge any person, vehicle or other rhino they perceive as an intruder.


One of the keys to that behavior, it turns out, appears to be their horns.


https://www.nytimes.com/2023/06/12/climate/black-rhinos-horns.html

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