Man arrested for sale of black rhino skull

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Following an investigation, DEC officers arrested a many they say tried to sell a black rhino skull.

Officers say a Greene County man tried to sell the skull to an undercover officer.

Black rhino skulls are prohibited because the black rhino is listed as critically endangered.

There are only 5,000 left in the wild.

The man was charged with illegal commercialization of wildlife. He’s due in court next month.

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