Earlier in July, Elle Macpherson said she eats powdered rhinoceros horn as a beauty treatment. We hope someone shows her this story: The last female rhinoceros in South Africa’s Krugersdorp National Park bled to death last week after poachers sawed off her horn. Wildlife officials in South Africa say poaching in the country is at an all-time high: Already 136 rhinos have died this year, after 129 died in all of 2009. Officials say the rise in poaching is due to increased demand from China, where the horns are popular as medicinal ingredients. They are also used to make daggers in the Middle East.
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