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After protracted litigation, South Africa’s highest court in 2017 came down on the side of dehorning, lifting the ban on trading horn within the country.
Even so, conservationists remain divided over some issues, particularly whether to dehorn rhinos—and what to do with the horn.
Unlike the rhinos dehorned on Hume’s ranch, those that cross paths with poachers do not walk away.
In October, a heartbreaking image of a slain and dehorned rhino won the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition, an annual contest hosted by the National History Museum in London.
Stirton’s image, which shows a black rhino recently killed and dehorned by poachers in South Africa’s Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve would be beautiful if not for the grizzly butchering that has taken place on the rhino’s face.
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