South Africa and Namibia seek amendments to regulations on trade in ivory from elephant tusks which CITES banned in 1989.
a knife with an ivory handle
The bride wore an ivory off-the-shoulder gown with embroidery and pearl detail on the back, a full-length train and a shoulder-length veil.
Walrus ivory is derived from the male animal and usually has a much smaller cross-section.
The rebels are believed to be eating and selling hippo meat and taking the animals' teeth for ivory .
The handle was made of ivory , and the design was intricate.
While he declines to provide specifics until the data are published, he says elephant poaching for ivory has become a serious threat to the species.
In June 1989, the U.S. government imposed a ban on commercial importation of African elephant ivory into the country.
Their nests are a bed of feathers which are arranged on the ground and the larger-than-vulture bird lays two eggs at a time, ivory white in colour, add the Park authorities.
He said there were not many captive elephants in Thailand with decent sized tusks to provide legal ivory to the market.