Guangxi unearths a large ivory smuggling case

Forest police of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region captured over 790 kilograms ivory worth 36 million yuan, March 19, 2008
Forest police of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region captured over 790 kilograms ivory worth 36 million yuan, March 19, 2008

2008-03-21 - Guangxi, China
Forest police in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region intercepted over 790 kilograms ivory worth 36 million yuan from a truck headed toward Nanning on Wednesday. It was the largest amount of smuggled ivory ever confiscated in the region, China News Service reported. Police found more than ten crates of ivory covered with crumbs, for a total of over 270 sections from 139 complete tusks, one of which is 1.83 meters long. Chang Min, team leader of the forest police, said the force sent police out to pa...

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