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dehorn

(dē-hôrn′)
tr.v. de·horned, de·horning, de·horns
1. To remove the horns from.
2. To prevent growth of the horns of (cattle, for example), as by cauterization.
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In the 1980s and '90s, Namibia trail-blazed dehorning and none of its dehorned rhinos were poached.
The cornual processes were not visible because the heads were obtained from previously dehorned animals.
Poachers have shown that even if the animal has been dehorned, what they'll do is they'll kill the animal anyway .
To prevent crowded, stressed animals from injuring each other or their handlers, dairy cattle are dehorned, without painkillers or anesthetics.
A deer, badger or rabbit that never learned its green cross code has not been dehorned, debeaked, castrated or transported in lorries, so those who eat them claim the moral high ground over farmed meats.
Conservation implications of patterns of horn regeneration in dehorned white rhinos.
And some poachers kill dehorned rhinos just so they don't track the same animal again the next week" he adds.
Would dehorned females be able to protect themselves and their calves from predators?
After birth, most of the bulls are castrated and dehorned.
To ensure that animals will not injure each other, they are dehorned with a chemical paste that burns out the roots of their horns.
They claim chilled steel," I said, "but I never dehorned one to find out.
Sadly, another wave of poaching is passing through Namibia and so far, half the rhino here have been dehorned for their own safety.