US to Deal Crushing Blow to Illegal Ivory Trade

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will destroy six tons of ivory to highlight the illegal trade.
0:45 | 11/14/13

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US is sending a dramatic message to elephant poachers around the world today just outside Denver six tons of ivory will be crushed a bit. This is the clearest signal yet that the US is cracking down on the ten billion dollar a year illegal ivory trade. And it's not just a question of saving -- money from the illegal trade may have helped finance the terror attack on the mall in Kenya. If you look at some institutions that have taken place in the Far East right now six Collins. -- seized on a daily basis. It in the United States were trying to send the message we're trying to work with other countries like Kenyon the -- in the Philippines. To put no value one three and be careful about allowing the market what makes of the Harvard law enforcement. To do our job.

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