Demand China Reinstate the Ban on Rhino Horn and Tiger Bone!
We are petitioning CHINA to reinstate their ban on RHINO HORN and TIGER BONE as their recent reversal will have devastating effects on vulnerable rhino and tiger populations and will set conservation efforts back by decades. There is no scientific backing that rhino horns and tiger bones have any medicinal uses and in any case, it’s morally wrong to senselessly kill animals for our selfish benefit. Their lives are their own and their lives have value independent of their usefulness to others.
As reported by National Geographic on October 29th 2018:
China legalizes rhino horn and tiger bone for medical purposes. The materials have no proven medicinal value in humans, and conservationists call the move a major setback for wild populations.
In China, rhino horn and tiger bone may now be legally used in medical research…
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