Jan Vink Hornless Rhinos

The reality in SA is that poachers shoot de-horned rhinos in any case to avoid wasting time tracking them in the future.
Posted: 15 October 2015 at 12:49

Doug Vining Hornless Rhinos

This is quite true Jan, but imagine if almost all the rhinos in the wild were hornless; the poachers might give up chasing them. Once there's little reward on offer, the risks may be too great?
Posted: 17 October 2015 at 07:37

Doug Vining Today dogs, next rhinos?

Research into slowing or reversing natural aging is getting a lot of attention right now. Here's another article on trials with rapamycin, this time in dogs. Even without possible use in humans, it would be a winner if it works. Many pet owners would love to be able to double their dog's life, as we always outlive our beloved hounds.
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Posted: 26 October 2015 at 12:28
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