oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The illegal trade in rhino horn as an example of trade in an endangered species

Volume 10, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



In the CONNEPP Discussion Document Towards a New Environmental Policy for South Africa, it is stated that nearly one tenth of all known species of plants in the world are found in South Africa. A great diversity of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and insects is also found here. This article presents a review of the nature and extent of the illegal trade in endangered spedes, with rhino horn as a relevant South African example.

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