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Jan 21, 2014 01:58 PM ET // Tim Wall
Less-glamorous animals than elephants, gorillas and rhinos are poached for various reasons. Here's just a selection.
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 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.
Jul 15, 2011 01:15 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Two tiger poachers were arrested after cell phone images of them hovering over the dead animals was picked up by authorities.