Swaziland's Bid to Sell Rhino Horn Fails at UN Meeting

October 3, 2016 3:19 PM

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Delegates at a U.N. wildlife meeting in South Africa have voted against a proposal by Swaziland to let it sell a stockpile of rhino horn.

The decision Monday reflected concern that lifting an international ban on the sale of rhino horn could increase demand and leave rhinos even more vulnerable to poachers.

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