A customs officer stands guard in front of confiscated ivory before destruction in Dongguan, southern Guangdong province, China, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. China destroyed about 6 tons of illegal ivory

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A customs officer stands guard in front of confiscated ivory before destruction in Dongguan, southern Guangdong province, China, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. China destroyed about 6 tons of illegal ivory from its stockpile on Monday, in an unprecedented move wildlife groups say shows growing concern about the black market trade by authorities in the world's biggest market for elephant tusks. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)? less 

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