School Me 103 -- Alex Hauenstein

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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Intro Song: "SpottieOttieDopaliscious " by Outkast
Outro Song: "Rock the House" by Gorillaz
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