Kenya seizes 600kg of illegal Nigeria-bound ivory

  • By ELI
  • July 28, 2012

June 2012

Kenya security dogs at Nairobi airport Friday sniffed through a layer of pepper to uncover 600kg of illegal ivory bound for Nigeria.

“Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Canine Unit together with Police and Customs officials at Kenya’s main airport in Nairobi have intercepted 345 pieces of raw ivory weighing 601kg destined for Lagos, Nigeria. Authorities have launched an investigation into the origin and the owners of the illegal cargo, which was to be flown on Ethiopian Airlines

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