Uganda Wildlife Authorities seize ton of ivory

“In the operation, we conducted with police, we recuperated more than 1000kg of ivory suspected smuggled from either Democratic Republic of Congo or Tanzania.” Uganda Wildlife Authority has seized about a ton of ivory, chopped it into little pieces, and treated it with a chemical to prevent it from being recognized, the national wildlife protection service has said. The pull was conducted in Kampala areas over the weekend before it could be loaded at Entebbe airport and taken off to another destination, the UWA said. Three suspects one believed to be a Liberian and two from Guinea Bissau have been…

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