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Oct012010

On A Knife's Edge: The Rhinoceros Horn Trade in Yemen

Document  (summary, 192 KB) (scanned PDF full report, 5 MB) Esmond Bradley Martin, Lucy Vigne, Crawford Allan. (May 1997). 48pp. ISBN 1 85850 127 X (ISBN 978 1 85850 127 7). This report examines the continuing use of rhinoceros horn in the production of jambiya in Yemen. The report documents the results of TRAFFIC and WWF fieldwork data collected on the trade in rhinoceros horn in Yemen from 1978-1996. It focuses on the centuries-old trade in horn of Black Rhinoceros Diceros bicornis and White Rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum from Africa to Sanaa, Yemen's capital