Cambodian authorities say they have seized more than three tonnes of rare African ivory hidden inside an abandoned shipping container. Photo: AFP
Cambodian authorities say they have seized more than three tonnes of rare African ivory hidden inside an abandoned shipping container. Photo: AFP

Record ivory haul in Cambodia lays bare horrible fate of nearly 500 elephants

  • Haul highlights Cambodia’s emergence as a key regional transit point
  • Unidentified owner of the shipment did not arrive to pick up the cargo

Cambodian authorities say they have seized more than three tonnes of rare African ivory hidden inside an abandoned shipping container. Photo: AFP
Cambodian authorities say they have seized more than three tonnes of rare African ivory hidden inside an abandoned shipping container. Photo: AFP
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