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Confiscated ivory crushed as warning against poaching

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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service pulverized about 6 tons of confiscated elephant ivory Thursday in an effort to strip the items of their value and make a statement against poaching.

The ivory was seized over the last 25 years during undercover investigations of smuggling operations or at the U.S. border, according to the wildlife service.

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