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This picture taken on February 20, 2013 shows a Chinese man walking past the Beijing Ivory Carving Factory in Beijing. The number of African elephants killed by poachers in 2012 will most likely be higher than the 25,000 illegally killed the previous year, the head of UN wildlife trade regulator CITES said on Februay 19. One kilogramme (about two pounds) of ivory is currently estimated to be worth around 2,000 USD on the Asian black market. AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)
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This picture taken on February 20, 2013 shows a Chinese man walking past the Beijing Ivory Carving Factory in Beijing. The number of African elephants killed by poachers in 2012 will most likely be higher than the 25,000 illegally killed the previous year, the head of UN wildlife trade regulator CITES said on Februay 19. One kilogramme (about two pounds) of ivory is currently estimated to be worth around 2,000 USD on the Asian black market. AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)
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February 20, 2013
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This picture taken on February 20 2013 shows a Chinese man walking... News Photo 162220205Adult,Beijing,China,Chinese,Environmental Conservation,Environmental Issues,Horizontal,Men,Picture,Show,WalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThis picture taken on February 20, 2013 shows a Chinese man walking past the Beijing Ivory Carving Factory in Beijing. The number of African elephants killed by poachers in 2012 will most likely be higher than the 25,000 illegally killed the previous year, the head of UN wildlife trade regulator CITES said on Februay 19. One kilogramme (about two pounds) of ivory is currently estimated to be worth around 2,000 USD on the Asian black market. AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)