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Confiscated Ivory Crushed in NYC

The U.S. government has crushed more than 907 kilograms of confiscated illegal ivory in New York's Times Square to raise awareness of the elephant poaching and wildlife trafficking crisis. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Friday's event in New York City would also crush “the bloody ivory market.”  Animal advocates say the trade in ivory threatens to wipe out African elephants. "We're trying to send a message that the value of ivory should not be in carvings...

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