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Bad year for elephant ivory killings

2011 was the worst year for the seizure of ivory from elephant tusks in decades, according to the international wildlife watchdog TRAFFIC.

2011 was the worst year for the seizure of ivory from elephant tusks in decades, according to the international wildlife watchdog TRAFFIC.

It said the rising demand from Asia was the cause.

Anne Marie McNerney reports.

  • 30 Dec
  • From the section Africa