Watch: Illegal Elephant Ivory Crushed in Times Square

June 19, 2015 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service crushed a ton of seized elephant ivory in New York City's Times Square this morning in partnership with wildlife and conservation groups. This crush was the second the agency has conducted to send a message—to the public, governments, and poachers—to end the illegal ivory trade that is devastating African elephant populations.

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"The U.S. government and conservationists are making a show of their opposition to the ivory trade."

Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service