Malaysia destroys 9.5 tonne hoard of ivory

Authorities hope the country’s first ivory destruction will help deter smugglers who use the country as a key transit point

The Guardian

Last updated on 14 April 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Malaysia
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals