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File AvailableAnonymous 2003 Wundermittel Nasenhorn?. Gorilla (Mitteilungen der Zoologischen Gesellchaft Frankfurt) 2003 (2): 15, fig. 1
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File AvailableVigne, L.; Martin, E.B. 2000 Price for rhino horn increases in Yemen. Pachyderm 28: 91-100, photos 1-6, table 1
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Almost all the horn in Cameroon is exported because there is little demand for it within the country. Planton was told that occasionally it is used by traditional doctors when they pray.
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File AvailableVigne, L.; Martin, E.B. 2000 Price for rhino horn increases in Yemen. Pachyderm 28: 91-100, photos 1-6, table 1
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Yemen in 1999. Table 1. Average retail prices of jambiyas in Sanaa in June 1999. Handle type Price in rials Price in US dollars Plastic 500 3 Wood 500 3 Water buffalo horn 2,000 12 Camel ho...
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File AvailableMartin, E.B.; Vigne, L. 1999 Taken to the hilt: demand for rhino horn greater than ever. BBC Wildlife 1999 September: 61, fig. 1
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1999 Yemen, now 900/kg; craftsmen get 390/kg for chips and poweder from Chinese and Koreans
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File AvailableGough, D. 1999 Survival rests on a knife edge. Guardian, London 1999 April 6: 11, figs. 1-2
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Rhino horns are used to make the handle of the Jambiya dagger traditionally carried by all Yemeni men. A dagger with a rhino horn handle is a prized accessory and daggers with antique rhino handles can fetch as much as $1 million. EB Martin: the demand remains high in Yemen and the trade contin...
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File AvailableMartin, E.B.; Hillman Smith, K. 1999 Entrepots for rhino horn in Khartoum and Cairo threaten Garamba's white rhino population. Pachyderm 27: 76-85, figs. 1-2, photo 1-8, table 1
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Africa - Eastern Africa - Ethiopia
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Traditional medicine shops in the Khan al Khalili claim to sell rhino horn powder to Egyptians. They consume it with milk to cure blood poisoning and snakebites, as in Sudan. The shop assistants correctly did not mention the use of rhino horn as an aphrodisiac, but instead named crocodile penis...
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File AvailableMartin, E.B.; Hillman Smith, K. 1999 Entrepots for rhino horn in Khartoum and Cairo threaten Garamba's white rhino population. Pachyderm 27: 76-85, figs. 1-2, photo 1-8, table 1
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Africa - Eastern Africa - Sudan
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Sudan, Prices for rhino horn. The asking price for the 450-gram horn seen in early 1997 was $1,960 per kilo. The prices quoted for the three horns seen in late 1997 (Table 1 ), and the two others offered but not seen, may imply some collusion among the traders at that time as their original pri...
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File AvailableMartin, E.B.; Hillman Smith, K. 1999 Entrepots for rhino horn in Khartoum and Cairo threaten Garamba's white rhino population. Pachyderm 27: 76-85, figs. 1-2, photo 1-8, table 1
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In Omdurman in Sudan. some of the horns were crafted into items such as boxes, cups, walking stick handles and rings (lan Parker. pers. comm., 1997) and sold to Sudanese people. Besides the three raw horns seen, two rhino horn by-products were offered for sale in Omdurman/ Khartoum in late 1997:...
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File AvailableLammers, I. 1998 Illegale handel kent geen grenzen. Panda 1998 Winter: 9-11, figs. 1-5, map 1
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The trade routes of rhino horns to Yemen are many thousands of years old. The use of the horn for dagger handles is equally old. Formerly the right to carry a jambiya was restricted to men of high status, but now everybody is allowed. There is also more money than formerly. Due to rising oil p...
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File AvailableLammers, I. 1998 Illegale handel kent geen grenzen. Panda 1998 Winter: 9-11, figs. 1-5, map 1
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There are two destinations for rhino products: the Middle East and Eastern asia. The horn is worth many thousands of dollars. Despite the price, there is a great demand. In Yemen, Oman and the United Arab Emirates the people use a dagger with a handle made of rhino horn as status symbol. In C...
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