Rhino horn.

$ 110 per gram. Horn appreciated in Vietnam for his alleged ability to cure cancer. Its medical use also includes the treatment of fevers and other diseases. If you cut or damage the rhino horn is likely the animal will not survive, but in young animals it can grow back. Nobody knows what is its real function, although females who horn removed, somehow completely cease to take care of the offspring. Rhinos are endangered, and primarily due to the huge demand for their horns. African rhino horn is also very much appreciated in the Middle East, particularly in Yemen - as for medical reasons or for the manufacture of arms traditional daggers. Since 1970, Yemen was imported 67,050 kg of rhinoceros horns. With an average weight of 3 kg of horns, this means that 22,350 were killed rhinos.


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