The bird that's more valuable than ivory

The illegal trade in elephant tusks is well reported, but there's a type of "ivory" that's even more valuable. It comes from the helmeted hornbill - a bird that lives in the rainforests of East Asia and is now under threat, writes Mary Colwell.

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Last updated on 13 October 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Indonesia
Malaysia
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species group: 
Birds