The male rhino was shot in the head and left to die after poachers gouged its horn.
The court's recent decision to overturn the moratorium will let the trade commence as soon as the legislation is final.
A shocking hostage and killing incident at the Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage in South Africa has prompted worldwide outrage.
Researchers suggest that the few scattered populations of wild rhinoceros should be consolidated and better managed. In their study, they also identified forest protection zones that could benefit the animals and they recommend breeding to create viable populations.
The United Nations Environment Program recently recognized the significant impact that the anti-poaching group known as the Black Mambas has had in combating hunting in South Africa's Balule Private Game Reserve.
The last known male northern white rhino on Earth is under heavy guard in Kenya as conservationists struggle to save the species from certain extinction.
A baby Indian Rhino born in the Bronx Zoo is now making its public debut, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society.