Thai customs officers seize largest ever haul of elephant ivory worth US$6 million

Thai customs officers display four tonnes of African elephant ivory worth US$6 million that was seized at a Bangkok port in a container labelled as beans, in the kingdom's largest ever haul of its kind.

South China Morning Post

Last updated on 21 April 2015

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