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Nearly 2 Tons of Ivory Crushed Today in New York City's Central Park


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Lone
- 131 days ago - ecowatch.com
The statues, trinkets and jewelry represented the tusks of at least 100 slaughtered elephants and held a reported market value of more than $8 million dollars.



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Freya H (361)
Thursday August 3, 2017, 3:53 pm
Only elephants should wear ivory!
 

Donna T (0)
Thursday August 3, 2017, 4:15 pm
thank you
 

Animae C (512)
Thursday August 3, 2017, 4:22 pm
"If poaching continues at the same rate, experts predict that the species will be extinct by 2025."

Bravo NYC!
 

Ruth G (94)
Thursday August 3, 2017, 5:06 pm
Great! thanks for the good news Lone.Well done New York!Pity we cant dispose of the poachers as easi;ly!
 

jess b (26)
Thursday August 3, 2017, 8:41 pm
Thank you, Lone

Save the elephants!!
 

jess b (26)
Thursday August 3, 2017, 8:41 pm
Freya said it!!*******
 

Past Member (0)
Friday August 4, 2017, 1:27 am
So sad. All those majestic elephants slaughtered 4 junk. thx Lone
 

Ben O (174)
Friday August 4, 2017, 7:21 am
If it would bring those poor elephants back to Life... : ~ (
 

Peggy B (39)
Friday August 4, 2017, 7:39 am
Destroying it isn't the answer. It just makes it more valuable and more incentive for poachers.
 

Victoria P (112)
Friday August 4, 2017, 8:07 am
I agree with Peggy. Supply and demand, scarcity, will drive prices up...noted thanks ~♥~
 

Colleen L (3)
Friday August 4, 2017, 9:20 am
I too agree with Peggy. Thanks Lone
 

Past Member (0)
Friday August 4, 2017, 11:58 am
Noted. Thanks Lone.
 
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