Manhattan Antiques Dealer Pleads Guilty to Rhino Head Crime

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Photo: GEORGES GOBET/2011 AFP

Perhaps the feds aren't great at judging character. After they enlisted the help of antiques dealer David Hausman in cracking down on black-market rhino horns, the 67-year-old was spotted outside an Illinois truck stop sawing the horns off two stuffed rhinoceros heads he'd just purchased. Later, a search revealed that his apartment was teeming with taxidermist-stuffed rhino heads and horns.