Rob Brandford of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Addresses Attempts to Save Rhinos and Dehorning

In this clip, Rob Brandford, UK Director of the Davis Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, discusses his concerns about some methods being utilized to save rhinos (including poisoning the horn and dehorning). Brandford explains that rhinos need their horns for fighting, self-defense, digging for food, and guiding their offspring. He concludes by calling for more investment in multi-faceted methods for protecting rhinos.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s