Museums Being Targeted By Rhino Horn Thieves

stuffed-rhinos photo Photo: Instant Vantage / cc

In recent months, museums throughout Europe have been the targets of particularly crafty criminals — not international jewelry thieves, but illegal wildlife dealers. While the poaching of rhinos in Africa continues to devastate the endangered species, their stuffed counterparts on display in museums across England, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Sweden and France have faired little better. According to police, thieves have turned to stealing rhino horns from educational museum displays in order to sell them on t…Read the full story on TreeHugger