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Assam destroys over 2,400 rhino horns to bust medicinal myth

IndiaTimes Thursday, 23 September 2021
On World Rhino Day on Wednesday, Assam set on fire a large stockpile of over 2,400 rhino horns, which were extracted from naturally or accidentally dead rhinos as well as those confiscated from arrested poachers and stored for over four decades in government treasuries, to stop the illegal trade in rhino horns.
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2500 Rhino horns burnt by Assam Government on World Rhino Day | Oneindia News 02:05

The Assam government burnt around 2500 Rhino horns to mark World Rhino Day 2021. As many as six giant gas furnaces, each with three tiers were used to burn these horns which have been preserved for years. #WorldRhinoday #2500Rhinohornsburnt #Assam

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