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Ivory Trade Seen as Threat

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Science  27 Jun 1997:
Vol. 276, Issue 5321, pp. 1972
DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5321.1972b

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The decision last week by an international body to permit trade with Japan in ivory taken from elephants in three African nations is expected to put additional pressure on the dwindling number of Asian elephants, too.