Graduate Studies

UWindsor students confront illegal trade in rhino horn

An African rhinoceros is pictured in this handout photo.An African rhinoceros is pictured in this handout photo.

It is so coveted that it’s worth more than its weight in gold.

Its intended use has long been proven ineffectual, and yet the demand is contributing to the obliteration of a species.

The illegal trade of rhinoceros horn in Africa is fraught with controversy and two University of Windsor business students have become engrossed in the issue.

“It’s just not fair to these animals,” said master of business administration student Fred Wilkins.