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Africa's endangered rhinos
Poachers use sophisticated means to collect horns that command huge premium in the market.
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2010 18:15 GMT

Africa's rhino population has battled extinction for decades, threatened by demand for its horn which is highly valued in traditional Asian and Chinese medicine.

Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from a wildlife reserve in Kwazulu Natal, home to the only rhino known to have survived an attack.

We must warn you some of the images in this report may disturb some viewers.

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