Seized ivory probed for clues that could help save elephants

PALEMBANG, Indonesia — Wildlife activists in Indonesia suspect poachers poisoned an elephant found with its tusks hacked off in a protected forest in southern Sumatra. The body of the male Sumatran elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus), believed to be about 10 years old, was found Sunday by local farmers in a community plantation within the Mount […]

Seized ivory probed for clues that could help save elephants

Scientists are using information gleaned from both illegal ivory art and elephant dung to provide clues that could help save the lives of pachyderms that are being slaughtered for their tusks ...

Mon 15 Jan 18 from Phys.org

Thailand seizes large elephant tusks worth over $450,000

Thai authorities have seized 148 kilograms (326 pounds) of African elephant ivory, including three large tusks, worth around 15 million baht ($469,800) from a Bangkok airport.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Phys.org

Thailand seizes large elephant tusks worth over $450,000, Fri 12 Jan 18 from AP

BBC's Antiques Roadshow to review ivory objects policy

BBC to review policy of allowing ivory items on the show amid criticism from a wildlife campaigner.

Tue 9 Jan 18 from BBC News

Poachers blamed as body of Sumatran elephant, missing tusks, found in protected forest

PALEMBANG, Indonesia — Wildlife activists in Indonesia suspect poachers poisoned an elephant found with its tusks hacked off in a protected forest in southern Sumatra. The body of the ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Mongabay.com

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