I just wanted to share with you this post from my other blog.
Let’s be clear about something.
Rhino horns are similar in structure to horses’ hooves, turtle beaks, and cockatoo bills. They are made of keratin – basically the same stuff that’s in your hair and fingernails. Yet, despite their being no empirical evidence to suggest otherwise, certain cultures, such as is in China with traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), it is regarded as something of a magical elixir. But the reality is that it is no better for you than chewing on your fingernails.
But what are the facts?
There are five species of rhinoceros and, with the exception of one subspecies of African white rhino, all are in danger of being hunted…
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