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Woman Dubbed the Queen of Ivory Who Allegedly Masterminded the Smuggling of 706 Elephants' Tusks Is Arrested in Tanzania
Offbeat  (tags: Ivory, tusks, elephants, arrested, smuggler, Tanzania )

Scooby
- 1378 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A Chinese woman dubbed the 'Queen of Ivory' said to be at the centre of an international smuggling ring which has left hundreds of elephants dead has been arrested.
Exposed: Tanzania's Elephant Killing Fields
Offbeat  (tags: Tanzania, elephants, killed, tusks, ivory, sad news, poachers, exposed, national park )

Scooby
- 1548 days ago - itv.com
Half the elephants in one of AfricaâEUR(TM)s largest national parks - over 4,000 animals - have been killed by poachers in a single year, according to new research. Elephant numbers in TanzaniaâEUR(TM)s Ruaha National Park have dropped from 8,500 in 2014
Two Poachers Shot Dead in Kaziranga National Park -TWO LESS POACHERS, 10k TO GO!
Offbeat  (tags: Tusks, horns, ivory, poachers killed, elephants, rhino's, only way to save wildlife, kill poachers )

Julie
- 1803 days ago - indileak.com
It may be mentioned here that in comparison to killing of 21 rhino in the current year by poacher, a total of 15 poachers have also been shot dead by the anti-poaching squad of the Kaziranga National Park in the same period. HAH!
NC Zoo to Burn Nearly $1M Worth of Ivory, Horns to Raise Awareness of Plight of Elephants, Rhinos
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, ivory, tusks, Elephant Day August 12th, zoo, poachers, protection )

Julie
- 1805 days ago - myfox8.com
As part of the celebration of International Elephant Day on Aug. 12, the zoo, in a demonstration of solidarity with elephant and rhino conservation programs around the world, will burn more than 200 pounds of elephant tusks and rhino horn valued at $1M
Of Mammoths and Men
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, mammoths, Russia, tusks )

CherAway
- 2293 days ago - ngm.nationalgeographic.com
Ancient hunters killed woolly mammoths for their meat. Today in Russia's Arctic the search is on for their valuable tusks
Malaysia Seizes 1,500 Elephant Tusks
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, protection, wildlife, seized, tusks )

CherAway
- 2409 days ago - greenerideal.com
There are reports that Malaysian officials have seized a massive haul of elephant tusks. The Guardian states that 1,500 tusks worth more than 19M USD were discovered in two shipping containers by Malaysia's customs department this week.
Does Mammoth Ivory Make Ethical Jewellery?
Offbeat  (tags: elephant, mammoth, ivory, tusks, illegal, poachers, fashion, jewellery, endengerd species )

Agnes
- 3216 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The tusks from long-dead mammoths are being presented as a more sustainable alternative to elephant ivory
ELEPHANT TUSK ARRESTS IN BOTSWANA
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tusks, arrests )

CherAway
- 3346 days ago - goallover.org
Two men have been arrested for possession of elephant tusks in Botswana. The two men, Herculano Andrean, 47 and Charles Watmon,40, both refugees from Angola and Uganda respectively were found in possession of the tusks last Tuesday in Francistown
Seized Elephant Tusks Stolen
Offbeat  (tags: ivory haul, mystery, elephants, tusks, missing, stolen, investigation )

Simone
- 3425 days ago - newsinfo.inquirer.net
About P3-million worth of smuggled elephant tusks stored in a government office is missing. Environment Secretary Horacio Ramos said the ivory tusks, weighing 793.44 kilos, were part of the 4,456 kilos seized by the Bureau of Customs at the South
   

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