Hong Kong makes $1.4M ivory bust, 3rd since Oct.

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Hong Kong makes $1.4M ivory bust, 3rd since Oct.

Ivory tusks are displayed after being confiscated by Hong Kong Customs in Hong Kong Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Hong Kong authorities have made their third big seizure of illegal ivory in three months after confiscating more than a ton of the elephant tusks worth $1.4 million. The city's customs department said it seized 779 pieces of ivory weighing about 1,300 kilograms (2,866 pounds). The department said Friday that the ivory was found in a shipping container sent to the Hong Kong port. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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