Throughout the world, a strange form of ignorance has taken hold.
There are people who are exploiting the fact that numerous people believe that the horn of the rhinoceros will bring them sexual enhancement or healing properties. This is one of those myths that has had devastating ramifications.
Knocking the horn from an already-dead rhino is one thing, but it is a good example of how brazen and desperate people are to get their hands on this stuff. They'll break the law, they'll kill protected animals, they'll do, literally, anything, to get their hands on something that is absolutely useless.
Rhino horn doesn't do anything, other than just sit there. It has no medicinal qualities. It doesn't cure anything or give you a bump in your pants. It's completely and utterly without any "magical" quality whatsoever.