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Horny dino's headgear borne of sexual selection: study

Paris - Horned dinosaurs including Triceratops likely evolved their impressive head displays for the purpose of attracting a mate, rather than to recognise members of their own species, according to research published Wednesday.

Op-Ed: Will rhino horn ban be lifted, following increased slaughter?

Bangkok - Rhino poachers have been busy in 2013. It is only early March and already there are reports of 146 animals illegally killed this year. In 2012, 668 Rhinos were illegally killed.

Goat has horns ripped out and leg broken in attack at UK shelter

Middleton - A pet goat had to be put down after a vicious attack which left him with no horns and broken bones. An RSPCA inspector described the attack as being one of the worst cases of animal cruelty she had ever seen.

Stolen rhino horns could be deadly

Two 19th century rhino horns drenched in poison were stolen from a South African museum. Authorities fear they are being exported to Asia and when used as a popular aphrodisiac, they may become deadly.

Officials buy horns to counter coyotes

City officials have purchased 1,000 hand-held boat horns to help residents scare off coyotes. Code compliance manager Dirk Voss said this week he bought the horns early last month after residents complained that coyotes were killing their pets.

New dinosaur species identified

A new dinosaur species has been indentified.

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Dinosaur horns on display in the museum.
Dinosaur horns on display in the museum.

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