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The rise of Asia.

Swiss museum saws horns off stuffed rhinos to prevent theft

The demand for rhino horn in Asia, where some see its ground-up powder as an aphrodisiac and even cancer-curing medicine, has driven prices to nearly $50,000 a pound — and with it a new type of crime: thieves breaking into museums and auction houses to tear the horns off stuffed specimens. [More]

Image: Lisa Schaeublin / Natural History Museum of Berne via Getty

Even our stuffed animals aren’t safe.

How’s about a good laugh right about now??