Huge Illegal Shipment of Elephant Tusks Seized in Thailand

Thai customs officials have seized more than two tons of African elephant tusks in the largest haul of smuggled ivory in recent history.

The illegal ivory was the biggest smuggling bust by Thailand to date, worth an estimated $3.5 million and the first seized from a boat shipment.

Thai customs investigators uncovered 247 African elephant tusks Wednesday at Bangkok’s sea port.


VOANews.com

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