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Chinese nationals, [from left] Qu Rongjun [3-L], Liu Xuefeng, Gu Guisheng and Wang Chengbang are led into a court on January 29, 2013 in Nairobi to answer to charges of smuggling illegal ivory. The four Chinese men pleaded guilty to smuggling thousands of dollars worth of ivory and were handed fines of just $340 each. The four men were arrested on Sunday carrying ivory products including 40 chopsticks, six necklaces, bracelets and a pen holder, as well as two pieces of raw ivory weighing 9.6 kilogrammes; the raw ivory alone carrying an estimated black market value of value $24,000 in Asia. AFP PHOTO/Tony KARUMBA (Photo credit should read TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Chinese nationals, [from left] Qu Rongjun [3-L], Liu Xuefeng, Gu Guisheng and Wang Chengbang are led into a court on January 29, 2013 in Nairobi to answer to charges of smuggling illegal ivory. The four Chinese men pleaded guilty to smuggling thousands of dollars worth of ivory and were handed fines of just $340 each. The four men were arrested on Sunday carrying ivory products including 40 chopsticks, six necklaces, bracelets and a pen holder, as well as two pieces of raw ivory weighing 9.6 kilogrammes; the raw ivory alone carrying an estimated black market value of value $24,000 in Asia. AFP PHOTO/Tony KARUMBA (Photo credit should read TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Chinese nationals [from left] Qu Rongjun [3L] Liu Xuefeng Gu Guisheng... News Photo 160319250Charging,Chinese,Courthouse,Crime,Horizontal,Ivory,Kenya,Law,Left,Nairobi,Smuggling,SolutionPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPChinese nationals, [from left] Qu Rongjun [3-L], Liu Xuefeng, Gu Guisheng and Wang Chengbang are led into a court on January 29, 2013 in Nairobi to answer to charges of smuggling illegal ivory. The four Chinese men pleaded guilty to smuggling thousands of dollars worth of ivory and were handed fines of just $340 each. The four men were arrested on Sunday carrying ivory products including 40 chopsticks, six necklaces, bracelets and a pen holder, as well as two pieces of raw ivory weighing 9.6 kilogrammes; the raw ivory alone carrying an estimated black market value of value $24,000 in Asia. AFP PHOTO/Tony KARUMBA (Photo credit should read TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)