NEW YORK (August 3, 2017) – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) released photos and video from today’s ivory crush held in Central Park, where two tons of illegal ivory were destroyed in a rock crusher.  The event was organized by WCS and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC), with support from Tiffany & Co., a longstanding leader in sustainability and a member of the U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance.

Said John Calvelli, WCS Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Director of WCS’s 96 Elephants campaign: “Today is a great day for elephants and a really bad day for ivory traffickers.”

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