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South Africa lifts ban on domestic rhino horn sales

South Africa’s highest court has rejected a bid by the government to keep a ban on domestic trade in rhino horn, a court document shows.The ruling by the constitutional court effectively means rhino horns may be traded locally.The department of environmental affairs had sought to retain a moratorium on domestic trade in rhino horns which was dismissed by last year by another court. In a one paragraph ruling, the court ruled that the application by government be dismissed.

Source: South Africa lifts ban on domestic rhino horn sales | Environment | The Guardian

A very sad day for rhinos……

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