Ivory

Traditional Maasai tribesmen pose for a photograph near elephant tusks, part of an estimated 105 tonnes of confiscated ivory to be set ablaze, stacked onto a pyre at Nairobi National Park near Nairobi

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Traditional Maasai tribesmen beside elephant tusks, part of an estimated 105 tonnes of confiscated ivory to be set ablaze, stacked onto a pyre at Nairobi National Park near Nairobi, Kenya

Kenya to burn 105 tonnes of ivory ...epa05243385 A worker carries a tusk as he works with others to move the ivory stockpiles out of a strongroom to the container outside at a Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, 04 April 2016. KWS moved the ivory stockpiles out of their strongroom ahead of the ivory burning event on 30 April 2016 where 105 tonnes of ivory is set to be burned. This would be the single biggest haul ever to be burned.  EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

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A worker carries a tusk as he works with others to move the ivory stockpiles out of a strongroom to the container outside at a Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. KWS moved the ivory stockpiles ahead of the ivory burning event on April 30 where 105 tonnes of ivory is set to be burned. 

Ivory tusks are stored in boxes at Hong Kong Customs after they were seized from a container at Kwai Chung Container Terminal.

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Ivory tusks are stored in boxes at Hong Kong Customs after they were seized from a container at Kwai Chung Container Terminal.