South African court grants rhino rancher permission to auction horns

A South African court on Sunday ordered the government to allow the owner of the world's biggest private rhino herd to hold an online sale of rhino horn, which he aims to hold this week, his lawyer said.

Reuters

Last updated on 24 August 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
South Africa
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals