Some 100,000 elephants were killed for their ivory between 2010 and 2012, according to a conservation group. Photo: AP Some 100,000 elephants were killed for their ivory between 2010 and 2012, according to a conservation group. Photo: AP
Some 100,000 elephants were killed for their ivory between 2010 and 2012, according to a conservation group. Photo: AP

Elephants are dying because of Hong Kong’s failure to tackle illegal ivory trade, report says

Conservationists say retail market is flourishing and goods can easily be taken to mainland, hurting international campaign to end illegal trade

Some 100,000 elephants were killed for their ivory between 2010 and 2012, according to a conservation group. Photo: AP Some 100,000 elephants were killed for their ivory between 2010 and 2012, according to a conservation group. Photo: AP
Some 100,000 elephants were killed for their ivory between 2010 and 2012, according to a conservation group. Photo: AP
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