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Illegal elephant ivory worth $2 million seized in New York

Keith Bedford / Reuters

Seized illegal ivory elephant charms are displayed as New York's District Attorney Cyrus Vance speaks during a news conference to announce the guilty pleas of two ivory dealers and their business for selling illegal elephant ivory, in New York on Thursday. Over $2 million worth of illegal elephant ivory was seized in the course of the investigation.

Keith Bedford / Reuters

Members of the media photograph seized illegal ivory items during New York's District Attorney Cyrus Vance's news conference.

WBOY-TV reports that this is the largest illegal ivory seizure in recent New York state history.

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