12 Oct '14, 4am

Myth 3: Rhino horn can be beneficial to human health or cure illnesses. Discover #TheHornestTruth here

Tweet MYTH #1: The Rhino horn is cut without harming the animal Busted! In some cases the horn along with half of the rhino’s face is cut off when the rhino is still alive, leaving it to suffer a long, slow and painful death. Tweet MYTH #2: Rhino horn is regarded only as a medicinal cure Busted! Rhino horn has become a luxury item, a status symbol, an indicator of wealth, even as a “hangover cure” after excessive alcohol consumption by the affluent. Tweet MYTH #3: Rhino horn can be beneficial to human health or cure illnesses Busted! Rhino horn is made of keratin, the exact same chemical compound as our finger & toe nails. There are no medical benefits of consuming rhino horn & the use of it as a medicinal ingredient is legally prohibited in most traditional medicine practices. Tweet MYTH #4: Rhino horn trade is already illegal in Singapore so there is nothing more that Si...

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