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Special Assignment (Part III: Africa's Animals) #63297

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 27, 1980
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(Studio) Third segment of special series shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Kenya, E. Africa) Rhinoceros featured. Said endangered species. Poaching noted. Rhino horns said sought in Asia for medicinal purposes. [African Rhino Group Esmond Bradley MARTIN - explains practices.] Medical value of rhino horn and other parts of animal said unproved. Horn as handle for North Yemen daggers noted. Transfer of animals to Kenya national parks cited as effort to preserve species. Extinct species of animals noted.
REPORTER: Roger Caras

Reporter(s):
Caras, Roger;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:10

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