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Destruction Of Seized Ivory in Malaysia

PORT DICKSON, MALAYSIA - APRIL 14: A worker from the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN) stands near a container of seized African Elephant tusks before destruction on April 14, 2016 in Port Dickson, Malaysia. According to The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) and the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN) more than 9.55 tonnes of ivory from species of African Elephant estimated value of disposal of the ivory is USD 20.5 million. CITES mandated programme namely "Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephant (MIKE), over 20,000 elephant may have been poached across Africa for their tusks in 2013. (Photo by Mohd Samsul Mohd Said/Getty Images)
Destruction Of Seized Ivory in Malaysia
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