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

Guangxi unearths a large ivory smuggling case

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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Asian Elephant Fossils Found in Guangxi

2000-07-14 - Guangxi, China.

Chinese archaeologists have discovered well-preserved fossils of the Asian elephant dating back about 50,000 years to 100,000 years in a mountain cave in Pubei County of South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The archeologists believe that the fossils were those of Asian elephants that lived in the late period the Pleistocene.


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