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Rhinoceros horns seized in Hong Kong port from Cape Town shipment

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Lam Tak-fai, acting head of Ports and Maritime Command, arranges rhino horns, part of a 33 rhino horns, ivory chopsticks and bracelets shipment seized by the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department, during a news conference in Hong Kong November 15. Hong Kong Customs seized on Tuesday a total of 33 rhino horns, 758 ivory chopsticks and 127 ivory bracelets, worth about HK$17.4 million ($2.23 million), inside a container shipped from Cape Town, South Africa, according the a customs press release.

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Ivory chopsticks, ivory bracelets and a rhinoceros horn are displayed wrapped in a "multiple layers concealment method" in Hong Kong's Customs and Excise Department Offices on November 15.

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