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HONG KONG-CHINA-ENVIRONMENT-WILDLIFE-CITES-IVORY

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TO GO WITH Environment-wildlife-CITES-ivory-China,FOCUS by Tom Hancock This picture taken on February 27, 2013 shows a pedestrian walking past a shop window displaying a carved ivory tusk in Hong Kong. Surging demand for ivory and rhino horn in Asia is behind an ever-mounting death toll of African elephants and rhinos, conservationists say, as authorities fail to rein in hugely lucrative international smuggling networks. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
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TO GO WITH Environment-wildlife-CITES-ivory-China,FOCUS by Tom Hancock This picture taken on February 27, 2013 shows a pedestrian walking past a shop window displaying a carved ivory tusk in Hong Kong. Surging demand for ivory and rhino horn in Asia is behind an ever-mounting death toll of African elephants and rhinos, conservationists say, as authorities fail to rein in hugely lucrative international smuggling networks. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
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February 27, 2013
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EnvironmentwildlifeCITESivoryChinaFOCUS by Tom Hancock This picture... News Photo 162808919Carving,Environmental Conservation,Environmental Issues,Focus,Hong Kong,Pedestrian,Picture,Showing,Store,Store Window,Tusk,Vertical,Walking,WindowPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH Environment-wildlife-CITES-ivory-China,FOCUS by Tom Hancock This picture taken on February 27, 2013 shows a pedestrian walking past a shop window displaying a carved ivory tusk in Hong Kong. Surging demand for ivory and rhino horn in Asia is behind an ever-mounting death toll of African elephants and rhinos, conservationists say, as authorities fail to rein in hugely lucrative international smuggling networks. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)