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Limpopo: armed gang steal rhino horns from vet

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Limpopo: armed gang steal rhino horns from vet

A Bela-Bela game catcher and veterinarian were held up by armed robbers and robbed of seven rhino horns that they had in their possession. Hans Kooy and Dr.Jana Pretorius were robbed at a lodge on Saturday night where Kooy kept the horns, originally cut from dead animals, in a safe. This is the first incident of rhino horn theft since the 'Musina mafia' were arrested over a month ago. Read more: Beeld, via News24

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