African white rhino horn stolen from Italian Museum

Modena, Italy – an African white rhinoceros horn was stolen from Zoological Museum and Comparative Anatomy of the University of Modena. The theft took place Tuesday, January 20 2015 about 1pm. The 5.1kg horn, valued at 300,000 Euro on the black market, was taken from the collection store, not long after being visited by a … More African white rhino horn stolen from Italian Museum

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