Thai customs seize 511 pieces of elephant ivory destined for Laos

Three-tonne haul, marked as tea leaves from Kenya, is second massive seizure in less than a week of elephant tusks from Africa bound for Laos

The Guardian

Last updated on 27 April 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Thailand
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals