Over 2 tons of Ivory worth $8 million was crushed by the City yesterday in Central Park in a demonstration against the illegal trade.
Jewelry and statues made out of the ivory from at least 100 slaughtered elephants were crushed Thursday during a ceremonial demonstration in Central Park. The $8 million worth of ivory was destroyed by a rock-crusher machine to highlight the state's commitment to destroying the illegal trade.
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