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Nearly Half A Million Dollars Worth of Elephant Tusks Seized in Thailand


Offbeat  (tags: ivory trade, ivory sales, seizures, wildlife trafficking, wildlife loss, stronger protection, trade ban, animal rights, animal welfare laws )


- 236 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Officials in Thailand seized just over 326 pounds of full elephant tusks and 31 other fragments en route from Nigeria to China at a Bangkok airport on Friday, January 5th. Officials estimated the price of the ivory on the black market at 15 million...



   

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Nita L (123)
Friday January 26, 2018, 8:55 am
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Thank you Kalliope
 

Animae C (506)
Friday January 26, 2018, 4:44 pm
Uggghhhhh, how many more lives lost!!!!

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TY K.
 

Colleen L (3)
Friday January 26, 2018, 6:48 pm
Makes me sick to think of all of the elephants that were abused/killed. Hope they find the bas*tards and lock them up for the rest of their life. Thanks Kalliope
 
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