WORLD Singapore seizes tons of pangolin scales, elephant ivory

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Singapore seizes tons of pangolin scales, elephant ivory

Xinhua

21:33, July 23, 2019

Photo shows the seized pangolin scales and elephant ivory in Singapore on July 23, 2019. In the joint statement issued by Singapore's National Parks Board (NParks), Singapore Customs and the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales and 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory were found in a container from the Democratic Republic of the Congo being shipped to Vietnam via Singapore. This is the largest seizure of elephant ivory in Singapore to date. (Photos: xinhua)

Photo shows the seized elephant ivory in Singapore on July 23, 2019. In the joint statement issued by Singapore's National Parks Board (NParks), Singapore Customs and the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales and 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory were found in a container from the Democratic Republic of the Congo being shipped to Vietnam via Singapore. This is the largest seizure of elephant ivory in Singapore to date.

Photo shows the seized elephant ivory in Singapore on July 23, 2019. In the joint statement issued by Singapore's National Parks Board (NParks), Singapore Customs and the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales and 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory were found in a container from the Democratic Republic of the Congo being shipped to Vietnam via Singapore. This is the largest seizure of elephant ivory in Singapore to date.

Photo shows the seized pangolin scales and elephant ivory in Singapore on July 23, 2019. In the joint statement issued by Singapore's National Parks Board (NParks), Singapore Customs and the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales and 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory were found in a container from the Democratic Republic of the Congo being shipped to Vietnam via Singapore. This is the largest seizure of elephant ivory in Singapore to date.

Photo shows the seized pangolin scales and elephant ivory in Singapore on July 23, 2019. In the joint statement issued by Singapore's National Parks Board (NParks), Singapore Customs and the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales and 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory were found in a container from the Democratic Republic of the Congo being shipped to Vietnam via Singapore. This is the largest seizure of elephant ivory in Singapore to date.

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