The fallen woman, who was not identified, died after the tusk of an elephant entered her lower back and went through her chest.
Few days ago China officially released a notice, closing the first of its state-licensed ivory carving factories and retailers, as part of their "orderly process" to end the widespread poaching of elephants in Africa by the end of 2017 and protect their remaining population.
Oblivious to the ivory trade bran, Uttar Pradesh Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIC) Deputy CEO A K Shukla invited everyone to the ongoing Khadi Mahotsav in Lucknow, which features the sale of artisanal items made from elephant ivory by locals.
After 25 adult and pup walrus were found decapitated along a beach in Alaska – some shot and some with their penis bones missing – authorities are suspecting ivory poachers are to blame. Walrus are often hunted illegally for their long ivory tusks and prized oosiks (penis bones).