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Cameroon Seizes 200 Elephant Tusks Bound for Asia

Some 200 tusks from elephants slain in Cameroon and Gabon have been intercepted at the Yaounde-Nsimalen International Airport.  They were bound for Asia - where a high demand for ivory has sparked the illegal slaughter of elephants in Africa.  Conservationists say almost 12,000 elephants have been killed in Central African countries since 2004. Cameroon authorities said the tusks came from the southern part of the country near the border with Gabon where elephant poaching has...

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