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      Six tons of illegal ivory destroyed as protest against poaching

      |In Africa, elephants are being slaughtered at a record pace by poachers who hope to get rich by selling their ivory tusks. On Thursday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tossed six tons of confiscated ivory into a rock crusher, in the hopes that other countries would take the same symbolic step and destroy their stockpiles. Barry Petersen reports.

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