South Africa says it will seek permission to hold a one-off auction of elephant tusks and hides in the Kruger National Park, media reports said on Monday.
Valli Moosa, minister of environmental affairs and tourism was quoted as saying: “It is a very limited application that only applies to tusks and hides from the Kruger Park. These tusks are well-indexed and we know their origins.” Moosa added: “All the funds will be put directly back into conservation.”
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