The Seattle Times


Wednesday, January 16, 2013

638 illegal elephant tusks found at Kenyan port

Kenyan Wildlife wardens keep a watch on confiscated elephant tusks at the Kenyan wildlife offices in Nairobi, Kenya, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Kenyan authorities seized at least two tons of illegal Elephant ivory at the Kenyan port of Mombasa destined for Indonesia. Elephant poaching deaths are on the rise across Africa because of increased demand from Asia and particularly from China.