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MALAYSIA-CUSTOMS-ELEPHANT TUSKS

Malaysia's customs officers take out elephant tusks hidden among wooden floor tiles from two containers 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 USD. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Malaysia's customs officers take out elephant tusks hidden among wooden floor tiles from two containers 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 USD. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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December 11, 2012
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Malaysia's customs officers take out elephant tusks hidden among... News Photo 158192554Container,Custom,Elephant,Floor,Hiding,Horizontal,House,Kuala Lumpur,Law,Malaysia,Officer,Port,Taking,Tile,Town,Tusk,WoodPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPMalaysia's customs officers take out elephant tusks hidden among wooden floor tiles from two containers 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 USD. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)