Nature conservation has a new twist.
Hundreds of endangered rhinos in South Africa have been dehorned to protect them from poachers.
As international borders that were closed amid the coronavirus pandemic reopen, the country’s government has warned game reserves to prepare for a possible resurgence in rhino poaching. Poachers often hunt the animals in order to sell their horns, typically as a form of traditional medicine, for high prices on the black market.
As a result,…