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Elephants in danger. Hunters them for their tusks. The hunters sell the tusks because they are from ivory. The USA is to stop this trade. It wants to the world's elephants. On Thursday, the U.S. government almost 6,000 kilograms of ivory tusks. They also ivory carvings and jewellery. The USA wants to a message to poachers (people who illegally hunt and kill elephants) to stop killing elephants. More and more elephants in Africa are . It is difficult for African countries to stop the poachers. On Wednesday the USA offered a $1 million reward for anyone who has information about a group in Laos that and sells ivory.

Conservationists (people who want to animals and the Earth) are happy with the USA's actions. They say one way to poaching is to make it unprofitable. If poachers they cannot money from ivory, they will not kill elephants. Adam Roberts of the Born Free USA conservation group said: "Any time we can ivory from the marketplace, it’s a win for elephants, because it to the world that there isn't profitability to be had by ivory. And if there's no profitability in selling ivory, there's no profitability in poaching elephants." A worldwide ban on trading ivory in 1989. It has to protect elephants, but the world needs to a lot more.

 


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