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Hong Kong Seizes Baby Elephant Tusks in Major Ivory Haul


Animals  (tags: cruelty, wildlife, elephants, poaching, ivory, suffering, slaughter, endangered )

Jill
- 460 days ago - au.news.yahoo.com
More than 1,000 ivory tusks, mainly from baby elephants, were seized by Hong Kong customs in their biggest haul in three years, officials said on Friday.



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ellen m. (222)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 6:13 am
I wish they would seize the POS these were going to!

They could easily have a "sting" scenario ready in place for this
Why not let them make it through, then follow and collect information? Then make arrests?

BECAUSE THEY DON'T CARE, THEY JUST DID THIS TO SHOW HOW MUCH THEY ARE "COOPERATING" Aand "CRACKING DOWN" on this obscenely illegal trade.
sheesh
 

Christeen Anderson (515)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 6:18 am
This is total BS. Please don't give up the fight for what we know is right. Thank you.
 

Ruth S. (304)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 7:09 am
We must continue the fight!
 

Aud nordby (718)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 12:41 pm
N&S
 

Henriette Matthijssen (146)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 3:25 pm
How pathetic of humanity's greed over the lives of these baby elephants. These in this trade must be stopped at all cost! So sad indeed! Thanks Jill.
 

Joy Wong (75)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 8:24 pm
Thank you, Henriette for the forward. These greedy individuals even go for the babies. What a shame.
 

Nimue Pendragon (255)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 9:40 pm
Babies???? Jesus wept.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (385)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 12:20 am
Horrible business, now they come from babies?? What is going on??
 

Danuta Watola (1205)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 1:23 am
noted.
 

Frances Darcy (219)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 12:57 pm
done
 

Nancy Black (303)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 1:05 pm
Noted, tweeted, shared, tweeted, shared. Unbelievably sad, man kills even the babies for ivory. What will he kill after all the elephants go? It reminds me of the movie "They shoot horses, don't they?".
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 1:08 pm
noted
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 2:47 pm
Noted Tks. Jill....Totally Disgusting....
 

Christine Stewart (132)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 2:48 pm
The poachers and the a**holes who buy ivory should die of a painful disease with no cure. (darn karma, why does it not fall down on them like a ton of bricks...)
 

Liz Gillard (101)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 3:06 pm
Sadly noted,so sad that money from the ivory and killing of elephants including young elephants is far more important to these greedy wicked humans than these beautiful elephants life!!!!!! Shocking! Thank you Jill.Liz Xx
 

Gabriela Baldaia (95)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 5:21 pm
Very sad ... noted.
Thanks, Jill
 

Sandi C. (234)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 7:45 pm
noted.
 

Winn Adams (194)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:02 am
I really don't know how these people live with themselves. Leave the elephant alone to live their lives in peace.
 

. (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 11:46 am
Babies. My God-what is next..TY Jill and Henriette for the fwd
 

SANDRA ROCHA (146)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 5:53 am
Sadly noted. Thank you Jill.
 

Sara P. (60)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 7:50 am
To read certain things I remain really speechless and powerless...
 

Ruth M. (252)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 2:36 pm
Sickening !!!!
 

Laurie H. (719)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 8:31 pm
These bottom feeding MONSTERS-----!!!! BABIES NOW????? My "GOD", THIS ALL HAS TO STOP!!!!!!!!! THIS TRADE IS AN ABOMINATION!!!!! Thanks Jill & Sara for sending` So Very Upsetting & Depressing~
 

. (0)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 5:30 am
Horrible thank you Jill and Sara for the fw
 

Kim O. (398)
Monday July 29, 2013, 6:06 pm
Brutalizing babies. What the hell??? Ditto to Ellen M above. Some crackdown, how about going after the source! Thanks Jill
 
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