Smuggled ivory artifacts seized in US

Updated: 2011-07-27 09:31


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Smuggled ivory artifacts seized in US

Ivory artifacts seized from an accused smuggler are displayed at a news conference at the John Heinz Natural Wildlife Refuge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 26, 2011. Federal officials seized roughly a tonne of ivory in one of the largest US seizures on record and arrested the owner of an African art store accused of smuggling carved elephant tusks into the US, authorities said on Tuesday. [Photo/Agencies]


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