"His second horn has only been partially cut would indicate that the criminals may have been disturbed or that their equipment turned out to be defective". The poachers likely used a chainsaw to cut off one of the horns, according to a statement from the zoo, which is almost 40 miles west of Paris. The poachers were after the rhino's horn which they absconded with after sawing it off.
"It's possible that the thieves didn't have time to attack the other animals", a source told the paper.
There are surveillance cameras in the zoo, and staff also live on site, according to a Facebook post from the zoo, though no details were offered about what footage they captured. A kilogram of rhino horn sold on the black market for almost $54,000 in 2015, according to the zoo.
He added: "It's not easy to kill a rhino weighing several tonnes just like that". They're extremely popular in China with many believing them to have aphrodisiacal qualities.
"The continued assault on Africa's rhinos year after year shows the need to redouble efforts across the rhino horn trade chain", Ginette Hemley, WWF's senior vice president of wildlife conservation, said in a statement.
He had dreams of becoming a medical doctor and work as a medical examiner, according to his father, Ibrahima Keita. The examiner made his conclusion based on the fact that there appeared to be no other injuries to Keita's body.
Henriquez identified these objects as metal bars, knives, and rocks, some evidence of which was found in the hippo's enclosure. Officials said security at the zoo, located south of the capital, would be reinforced with police and soldiers.
Also, VP John Douglas Field sold 1,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 10th. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link .
It was a spectacular failure on a day when Harvick was a calendar page or so ahead of his closest competition on track . The stages for this race are set at the first 85 laps , the next 85 laps and finally finishing the race with 155 laps .
The proposal would cut funding for the brownfields industrial site cleanup program by 42 percent to $14.7 million. It's unclear if Congress will be willing to accept cuts as deep as those Trump is set to propose for the EPA .
With the above five in mind, it's worth remembering that President Trump promised something grand on the campaign trail. Democrats in the House and Senate must stay united and not give Republicans any help on health care.
They were stranded outside overnight, mere steps away from one of their homes, in temperatures that fell to 13 degrees Fahrenheit. Police Chief John LaCross told Eyewitness News Williams was face down in the driveway and Haley was face down in the garage.
I'm taking next week off to see how everything reacts and responds so it was the logical place to come back. Battling a stomach issue, McIlroy's play certainly didn't reflect it as he shot a 3-under 68.
Brandon Gilvin of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), which offered ashes to passers-by on Ash Wednesday in 2016. The " Glitter Ash Wednesday" initiative was created by the NY faith-based organization "Parity".
Three Royal Navy ships were forced to change their course after they were "unsafely" approached by Iranian vessels, officials say. Navy destroyer USS Mahan fired several warning shots at Iranian patrol boats that came toward it in the Strait of Hormuz.
A continuing strengthening of the USA dollar against major world currencies also lent pressure to crude prices. Analysts say the weekly US rig count data slated for release later will a be key price mover to watch.
And two-thirds of the population said they plan to mark the occasion, eating an average of two and a half pancakes each. Jamie Oliver has a solution for you if you're struggling to get rid of that butternut squash in the veg rack.
Professor X's Humanity is Slowly Killing Him in 'Logan'
OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: In the near future, a tired Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. She gets him acquainted to a young girl; a girl with "adamantium" claws... a daughter who Logan refuses to accept.
Nintendo Switch Goes Through An IFixit Teardown
So that way you can get a rough idea of how to handle your Switch and when to be careful and when you can cut loose a little bit. Users of the new $300 system have taken to Reddit to complain of dead or stuck pixels on the system's 6.2-inch touchscreen.
Death threats to Mahesh Bhatt's family
Subsequently, a case was registered by Juhu Police and the anti-extortion cell of Mumbai Crime Branch launched a probe. Mahesh Bhatt signed off by saying, " If you love me then love yourself because I live in you ".
Pepsi, Cola Out In TN, Local Drinks In……
The association said it is open to engage with any organisation that has a different point of view. "I don't buy colas for home. Two of the biggest trade associations in the region called for the boycott in favor of Indian products starting March 1.
Are You Happy With St-Pierre vs. Bisping?
A potential fight with McGregor in the future has not been ruled out, as McGregor has fought at 170 pounds in the past. Georges St-Pierre could never compete again and still be considered one of the greatest UFC fighters of all-time.
Pediatricians warn about dangers of pot use by kids
Ryan, today's marijuana is much more potent and potentially more risky. "Parents really need to model behaviors of drug use". As more states decriminalize the use of pot, he says he is anxious teens won't take the long-term consequences seriously.
Johnny Manziel returns to court for domestic violence case
Manziel had a court hearing in Dallas on Tuesday in which the presiding judge lectured him on his responsibilities moving forward. He acknowledged he needs to get his life in order, but said his life is trending upwards. "These are the things I need to do".
Lightning deal G Bishop to Kings
The Kings next game will come on Monday on the road against the Calgary Flames with either Quick or Bishop in net. The Los Angeles Kings acquired goalie Ben Bishop in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Iraqi Forces Push Into Western Mosul
Iraqi government forces last month captured eastern Mosul and have now launched an offensive on the western side. One Iraqi colonel leading the operation tells the BBC that western Mosul "is where the real fighting starts".