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Re: NY times article
On Thu, 4 Dec 1997, Betty Cunningham wrote:
> 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.>
*decloaking from lurking*
hrm.....why not attach a false horn...made from say kevlar or
something....? It'd give them something to use as a weapon?
just my 2 cents?...