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Rhinoceros horns trader is jailed

A SOUTH African court gave a Thai man a record 40-year jail sentence yesterday for an elaborate fraud to ship poached rhinoceros horns after the animals were killed in fake “hunts”.

Chumlong Lemtongthai took advantage of the fact it is legal for foreigners to hunt rhinos in South Africa and ship horns overseas as personal trophies.

 
 
 

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