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Old 25-11-2018, 04:30 AM   #972
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UK trophy hunters have killed HUNDREDS of elephants and shipped more than 700 tusks back to this country by exploiting legal loophole
Government criticised for breaking a promise made in 2015 to ban lion trophies
A source close to Environment Secretary said it was 'sympathetic' to trophy ban
A public body has been asked to look into ban following action by celebrities

Nearly two tons of elephant ivory has been shipped into Britain over the past decade by hunters exploiting a legal loophole to bring back tusks as trophies of their controversial kills.

A shocking 729 elephant tusks and body parts are among the gruesome catalogue, including 400 trophies from the world’s most endangered species.

The animals are slaughtered by hunters who spend tens of thousands of pounds on safari expeditions.

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