Ivory Destruction: Beyond Burning

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Published on: October 7, 2013
Ivory Destruction: Beyond Burning (via Annamiticus)

On October 8, 2013, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to crush its stockpile of elephant ivory consisting of 5.4 tons of whole tusks and small carvings — items that have been seized or abandoned to the US government over the last 20 years.…

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