South Africa: Court allows online auction of nonlethally harvested rhino horns from private herd; conservationists worried about possible illegal exports

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A South African court on Sunday ordered the government to allow the owner of the world's biggest private rhino herd to hold an online sale of rhino horn, which he aims to hold this week, his lawyer said.

John Hume has about 1,500 rhinos on his sprawling farm southeast of Johannesburg, where he breeds the animals.

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