Ningbo Customs officers just seized a number of smuggled endangered animal products worth more than 2.8 million RMB on Thursday, including one elephant skull, 1,158 pieces of ivory and items made from hippopotamus teeth, crocodile, python skin, China News
Most of these smuggled animals products appear in the appendix of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), and are prohibited from entering or leaving the country.
The smuggled products were handed over to Ningbo Forestry bureau.
Ningbo Customs officers are checking the smuggled rare animal products before they hand them over to Ningbo Forestry Bureau.
By Lucy Liu
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