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US authorities allege the man  travelled to a taxidermy shop in  Texas to buy the horns for $18,000   and then travelled to New York and sold them for $50,000. Photograph: iStock

A Limerick man has been extradited to the United States to face allegations of trafficking endangered rhino horns after an early morning arrest by 20 (...)

US authorities have been clamping down on smugglers who seek to profit from the huge price tags attached to endangered species such as rhinoceros in recent years. Photograph: iStock

An Irish man has been sentenced to 14 months in prison and two years of supervised release in the United States on wildlife smuggling charges. Richar(...)

The horns at the centre of the charges are from the endangered black rhino. Photograph: iStock

A 30-year-old Irish man, wanted in the United States on charges of wildlife trafficking, including in the horns of endangered rhinoceroses, has appear(...)