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# poachers

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# poachers
Beirne braced for breakdown battle in Paris with Barnes not ruled out as ref
Ireland and France both have strong jackal threats in their teams.
# kitchen secrets
Kitchen Secrets: What's your tip for making perfect poached eggs?
Swirling the water? Using clingfilm? We asked Irish home cooks for their breakfast advice.
# extinction
Last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya
Scientists have gathered his genetic material and are working on techniques to preserve the subspecies.
# poaching
Dublin Zoo confident in its security as European zoos take extra steps to protect rhinos
A rhino was shot dead and had its horns hacked off in a grisly poacher attack earlier this month.
# Rhino horn
European zoos the latest target for poachers seeking rhino horn
Vince the rhino was brutally killed by poachers earlier this week.
# free to rome
Animal underworld: Exotic pets seized from mobsters are being given a second chance
Around 400 exotic animals are rescued every year by Italy’s police and forest guard.
# jericho
Confusion over whether Cecil the lion's brother has been shot dead
He was originally said to have been killed at 4pm today, but there are conflicting reports.
# man's best friend
How dogs are being used to save wild animals in Africa
They’re being used to track down poachers.
# Indonesia
Two endangered elephants found dead with their tusks removed
There are fewer than 3,000 Sumatran elephants remaining in the wild.
# hunted down
Kenya's largest elephant has been killed by poachers
Distressing images. Satao was one last surviving of the ‘great tuskers’.
# poachers
More than 300 elephants deliberately poisoned in Zimbabwe park
Other animals including lions, vultures, painted dogs and hyenas have also been killed by poachers at Zimbabwe’s largest game park.
# Rhinoceros
Rhino killings for horns rise rapidly in South Africa
Horns are smuggled into Asia – where buyers are willing to pay the US street value of cocaine for a material they believe cures diseases.