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“ivory”

Jun 16, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
Popular resident of Tsavo National Park in Kenya had tusks so big they were recognizable even from the air.
Feb 11, 2014 03:00 AM ET // AFP
The White House administrative action prohibits all commercial imports of African elephant ivory.
Jan 6, 2014 09:45 AM ET // AFP
The first ever public destruction of ivory in China aims to shed the country's image as a global hub for the illegal trade in African elephant tusks.
Nov 20, 2013 03:19 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Scientists hoping to record elephant vocalizations instead captured the precise moment when an elephant was shot and killed by ivory poachers in Central Africa. Continue reading →
Nov 14, 2013 10:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Many conservationists argue that destroying confiscated tusks sends a signal that ivory will no longer be tolerated as a commercial product.
Nov 11, 2013 01:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
In a first, U.S. officials are going to destroy their massive stockpile of illegal ivory this week, hoping to send a zero-tolerance message to elephant poachers.