The biggest Ivory bust in Thailand’s history – 239 tusks were found in a box labeled “Mobile Phone parts”
A shipment of two tons of illegal elephant tusks originating in South Africa was seized in Bangkok, Thailand yesterday. 239 tusks were found in a box labeled “Mobile Phone parts” and one Thai national was arrested. The tusks were worth $3.6 million and were headed for Laos but Thai officials managed to successfully pull off the biggest bust in their history.
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