South Africa sniffer dog intercepts 116kg of rhino horn

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According to (This article and its images were originally posted on BBC News – Science & Environment January 10, 2019 at 01:42PM.)

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SARS- Image caption: The rhino horns were found wrapped up in plastic

South African authorities have seized 116kg (256 lbs) of illegal rhino horn being smuggled out of the country.

The haul of 36 horns and horn fragments, worth about $1.3m (£1m), is believed to be one of the biggest seized in the country in recent years.

Customs officials at OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg say it was sniffed out by Lizzy, a detector dog.

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This article and images were originally posted on [BBC News – Science & Environment] January 10, 2019 at 01:42PM. Credit to the original author and BBC News – Science & Environment | ESIST.T>G>S Recommended Articles Of The Day.

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