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US Activists Look to Ban Ivory State by State

A quartet of special agents and wildlife inspectors from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service arrive at an air cargo warehouse near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. They’re armed, not with guns, but with handbooks on African wildlife and power screwdrivers, and they want to look inside several wooden crates. The manifests say the crates contain trophies from big game hunts in southern Africa, and that could mean illegal ivory. In this case, says supervisory inspector John Goldman,...

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