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South Africa's threatened rhinos
More than 200 rhinos have been killed this year alone by gangs of well-organised poachers.
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2010 15:38 GMT

South Africa is home to about 80 per cent of Africa's rhinoceros population. But they are increasingly under threat from poachers, who are trying to cater to a high Asian demand for rhino horn.

The World Wildlife Fund says more than 200 rhinos have been killed by well-organised gangs this year alone.

Barnaby Phillips reports from Limpopo province in South Africa.

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