Rhino anti-poaching deal signed

BBC: South Africa has signed a deal with Vietnam to help curb the rising number of illegally slaughtered rhinos, officials announced on Monday. The price of rhino horn - used in traditional medicine in Asian countries - has soared. Rhino poaching is already banned under international conventions but figures show the number of rhinos killed in 2012 was nearly double the 2010 figure. South Africa is home to about 85% of Africa's estimated 25,000 rhinos. Conservation groups have welcomed the......

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