Thailand seizes ton of elephant tusks from Africa (AP) – 84th Edition

Thai customs officials display seized elephant tusks smuggled into Thailand from Nigeria during a news conference in Bangkok Friday, Feb. 25, 2011. A total of 118 elephant tusks, worth about $1.7 million, hidden in cases, were seized at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)AP – Thai authorities on Friday displayed a ton of illicitly smuggled African elephant ivory and rhino horns seized at Bangkok’s airport, a haul described as a victory for better international intelligence sharing among wildlife officials.

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