/ 29 September 2022

Study finds no evidence dehorning rhinos has an impact on the species

Dehornrhino
A study conducted by the University of Bristol Veterinary School in the UK, the Namibian Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism and the Save the Rhino Trust found no evidence dehorning black rhinos has a negative impact on them.
A small study shows it doesn’t have a detrimental effect on the animals but more research is needed

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