Seized ivory to be displayed

The Ministry of Environment is looking at places to display seized elephant ivory and other illegal exotic items to highlight the “brutality” of people, despite international conservation organisation Wildlife Alliance calling for them to be destroyed.

Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra told The Post that some of the ivory seized at Phnom Penh port in a significant case in 2016 was currently in the hands of the courts, with the rest impounded in safe locations.

The haul included elephant ivory and pangolin scales.

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