Ivory bust in Macao

2010-10-18 - Macau, Macau.

The Customs Service (SA) of Macao has announced their biggest ivory smuggling bust since 1999, involving an officially estimated value of 10 million patacas ($1.25m), the Macao Post Daily reported Monday. The ivory seized in the operation Sunday weighs about 1 ton. The case was also the first in Macao since 2003, when customs official confiscated 170 kilograms of ivory found on a boat.

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Macau police nab elephant tusks

2001-05-11 - MACAU, China. CNN

Macau marine police have seized nearly 92 kg of ivory, including tusks believed to have come from a baby African elephant.

Five full tusks and five pieces of tusk, weighing a total of 91.95 kg, were discovered in a wooden crate at Macau International Airport, a marine police spokesman said.

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