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1 05, 2016

NatGeo Reports: 105 Tons of Ivory Burned

By | 2016-11-29T08:24:03+00:00 May 1, 2016|Categories: , |Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Uhuru Kenyatta, the president of Kenya, bent over to light a tray of fuel, the eyes of a thousand observers fixated on his back. Looming in front of him was a massive tower of ivory—one of 11 starkly white pyres set up here at Nairobi National Park, a sprawling wildlife-filled oasis in Kenya’s capital city. [...]