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Biotech Firm 3D Prints Fake Rhino Horn That's Genetically Identical To The Real Thing


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Cool, now no one needs to kill rhinos for their horns!

Pembient already is looking ahead:

Another question that can probably only be answered by trying it is whether, if rhino poachers are forced out of business, they will shift their attention to other endangered species, or shift to less destructive industries. Meanwhile, Pembient are already turning their thinking to the much larger trade in ivory.

Let's hope the poachers shift to something more productive!

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