Rhino Shot at Paris Zoo by Poachers

This annoys the shit out of me…~TS

Project Rhino: http://www.projectrhinokzn.org

A rare white rhino was shot 3 times in the head yesterday by poachers Thoiry Zoo west of Paris, who then used a chain saw to cut off his horn. This is the first time that poachers have attacked an animal residing in a European zoo.

The 5-year-old white rhinoceros named Vince was discovered by workers at 9:30 am. Rhino horns can sell for up to $40,000 on the black market to enter the traditional Chinese medicine market to treat gout and other problems.

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