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PHOTOS: FG Destroys Seized Elephant Tusks Worth Over $11.2m

The elephant tusks seized from wildlife traffickers were confiscated in Abuja on January 09, 2024.


A view of elephant tusks after being seized from wildlife traffickers, gathered to be destroyed in Abuja, Nigeria on January 09, 2024. Photos: ChannelsTV/ Sodiq Adelakun

 

The Federal Government destroyed 2.5 tons of confiscated elephant tusks worth over $11.2 million (9.9 billion Naira) as part of efforts to safeguard its diminishing elephant population.

The elephant tusks seized from wildlife traffickers were gathered to be destroyed in Abuja, Nigeria on January 09, 2024.

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