Price of kilo of elephant tusk

Wildlife traffickers in Kenya killed 98 elephants in 2008. In 2007, there were 47 elephants that were killed for its tusks to be sold on the black market.

One kilo of elephant tusks is sold in Vietnam for $1,800.

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Source: Pete Browne, “Amid Legal Ivory Trade, Illegal Sales Grow,” New York Times, Green Inc., August 25, 2009.