Another Record Year For Rhino Slayings After More Than 1,000 Killed In 2014
* Poaching crisis unfolding across Africa
* Demand for ivory, rhino horn rising in Asia
* Three rhinos being poached per day in South Africa
* Rhino poaching graphic: http://link.reuters.com/huj73w
By Ed Stoddard
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 2 (Reuters) – South Africa lost a record number of rhinos in 2014 as big animals across Africa were relentlessly poached to meet rising demand for horn and ivory in newly affluent Asian countries or to provide meat to fighters in the bush.
From South Sudan, where conservationists say elephants are being slain by both government forces and rebels, to South Africa, where more than three rhinos are poached —> Read More Here