Thieves steal £700,000 of rhino horn from Mozambique police

Officers seized largest haul of elephant ivory and rhino horn in the country’s history – but reportedly left it secured by just three padlocks at police station.

The Guardian

Last updated on 28 May 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Mozambique
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Agriculture and hunting
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals