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MALAYSIA-CUSTOMS-ELEPHANT TUSKS

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A Malaysia's customs officer rearranges elephant tusks into a hidden compartment at the customs house in Malaysia's port town of Klang outside Kuala Lumpur on December 11, 2012. Customs seized the two containers on December 7 and December 10, 2012 and found they were filled with wooden crates which had secret compartments filled with elephant tusks. They estimate that the containers held about 1,500 tusks weighing about 24,000 kgs, valued at a millions of US dollars. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Malaysia's customs officer rearranges elephant tusks into a hidden compartment at the customs house in Malaysia's port town of Klang outside Kuala Lumpur on December 11, 2012. Customs seized the two containers on December 7 and December 10, 2012 and found they were filled with wooden crates which had secret compartments filled with elephant tusks. They estimate that the containers held about 1,500 tusks weighing about 24,000 kgs, valued at a millions of US dollars. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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December 11, 2012
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A Malaysia's customs officer rearranges elephant tusks into a hidden... News Photo 158192542Container,Custom,Elephant,Hiding,House,Kuala Lumpur,Law,Malaysia,Officer,Port,Town,Tusk,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA Malaysia's customs officer rearranges elephant tusks into a hidden compartment at the customs house in Malaysia's port town of Klang outside Kuala Lumpur on December 11, 2012. Customs seized the two containers on December 7 and December 10, 2012 and found they were filled with wooden crates which had secret compartments filled with elephant tusks. They estimate that the containers held about 1,500 tusks weighing about 24,000 kgs, valued at a millions of US dollars. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)