6 tons of seized ivory crushed in Denver

Carved ivory tusk are piled high on a pallet at the the National Wildlife Property Repository at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refugenear Commerce City, Colo., on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. The item is part over 6-tons of ivory tusk and carvings worth millions of dollars that will be crushed at the facility on Thursday. The items were seized from smugglers, traders and tourists at U.S. ports of entry after a global ban on the ivory trade went into effect in 1989. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
Carved ivory tusk are piled high on a pallet at the the National Wildlife Property Repository at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refugenear Commerce City, Colo., on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. The item is part over 6-tons of ivory tusk and carvings worth millions of dollars that will be crushed at the facility on Thursday. The items were seized from smugglers, traders and tourists at U.S. ports of entry after a global ban on the ivory trade went into effect in 1989. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
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