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The Elephant Poaching Crisis and the Role of Auctions in the U.S. Ivory Market
African elephants are facing the biggest crisis in their five million year history, with tens of thousands killed each year to feed ravenous demand in Asia, the United States, and elsewhere. In this market, price tags are as deadly as bullets, and as the bidding for ivory tusks and carvings skyrockets, we must extend the fight to save these regal animals beyond Africa’s savannahs and jungles – to our own shores, where the illegal ivory trade has established a firm outpost.
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