The Mammoth Pirates
June 17, 2017 4:44 AM   Subscribe

The Mammoth Pirates. With the sale of elephant tusks under close scrutiny, “ethical ivory” from the extinct woolly mammoth is now feeding an insatiable market in China. This rush on mammoth ivory is luring a fresh breed of miner – the tusker – into the Russian wilderness and creating dollar millionaires in some of the poorest villages of Siberia.
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This post was deleted for the following reason: These tusks come in pairs -- LobsterMitten


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