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# Ivory trade

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# esmond martin
Leading ivory trade investigator murdered in Kenya
Esmond Martin, aged 75, died after being stabbed at his house in a Nairobi suburb.
# Ivory trade
Vince the white rhino shot by poachers at French zoo and mutilated with chainsaw
The killers hacked off the animal’s horns.
# free to rome
Animal underworld: Exotic pets seized from mobsters are being given a second chance
Around 400 exotic animals are rescued every year by Italy’s police and forest guard.
# Ivory Towers
Thousands of elephants are killed in Africa every year - and China is partly to blame
Researchers said prices for raw ivory in China had risen from $750 (550 euros) per kilo in 2010 to $2,100 (1,540 euros) in 2014.