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Re: NY times article



Nathan Myhrvold wrote:

> >.  Rhino horns and elephant tusk are used almost
> >exclusively for display, and intraspecific fights.

earlier on this list it was mentioned that rhinos in one of the reserves in
(South?) Africa that have had their horns removed to prevent poaching, have a
nearly 100% fatality rate amongst their juveniles due to predation.  The horns
aren't just for pretty.