Rhino horns are made from keratin, the same material in your finger nails and hair. Yes, the very thing you clip, bite, and manicure just so happens to be on a rhino's head. In some parts of the world, mostly Asia, it is thought to have magical healing powers. This leads people to spend an exorbitant amount of money for a horn or it's powder, which really has no value medically. This is turn causes poachers to hunt rhinos down to make a quick buck. Alex Hauenstein, zookeeper at Zoo Miami, explains some measures taken to make sure rhinos are around for a lot longer and gives insight into what it's like working with these beautiful creatures.
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Outro Song: "Rock the House" by Gorillaz
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