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- Published: 20/01/2012 at 06:47 AM
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either of the two long pointed teeth which stick out from the mouth of some animals such as elephants งาช้าง
The photos, shared with reporters, show a young elephant with tusks, lying dead in the forest.
Large-scale tusk smuggling has reached a record high this year, with at least 2,500 dead elephants used for ivory.
Customs officials say that the tusks were discovered inside television boxes as they were inspecting a container in Port Klang outside Kuala Lumpur.
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