The tusks are expected to burn for days
The other battle is to stamp out the trade itself
The worst-case scenario could see Boko Haram start poaching Nigeria's last elephants for ivory to fund their operations.
Trade in rhino horns was banned in 1977 by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
Three people found in possession of elephant tusks at Karuma Town weighing about 45kg were immediately arrested
"Roger was killed while piloting a helicopter during a coordinated effort to track down and arrest active elephant poachers."
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